Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions of use


This notice is issued by Acorn Rural Property (Consultants) LLP (referred to as “Acorn”/”us”/”we”/”our”) and applies to the entire contents of our websites under the domain names www.acornruralpropertyconsultants.co.uk and www.acornrpc.co.uk and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using our websites. Using our website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, you should not use our websites.


You may access our websites without registering your details with us. By accessing any part of our websites, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave our websites immediately.

Acorn may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check our websites from time to time to review the current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded or overridden by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at our websites.


You are permitted to print and download extracts from our websites for your own use on the following basis:

(a) no documents or related graphics on our websites are modified in any way;

(b) no graphics on our websites are used separately from accompanying text;

(c) Acorn’s logo and an acknowledgement of the source of the material and this permission notice appear in all copies; and

(d) any such use is for your own personal use only and no materials shall be used for any commercial purposes whatsoever.

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on our website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by Acorn or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from our websites other than in accordance with these terms and conditions for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use our websites automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from our websites. You may also be liable to indemnify us against any losses we incur as a result of the use of our websites or any information extracted from it.

Save as expressly permitted under this paragraph 2, no part of our websites may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without Acorn’s prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.


Our websites are normally available 24 hours a day. However, Acorn shall not be liable if for any reason our websites are unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to our websites may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Acorn’s control.


Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under the Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to our websites shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Acorn shall have no obligations with respect to such material. Acorn and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. This will not apply to any email you send us requesting advice which shall be treated on receipt by Acorn as confidential. However, email is not necessarily a secure method of transmission, and you are responsible for ensuring any email is correctly addressed. Where your correspondence contains any particularly sensitive or confidential information, we recommend you contact us prior to transmitting such information in order to discuss the appropriate arrangements for maintaining privacy and confidentiality.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from our websites any material:

(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or

(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or

(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or

(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse our websites (including, without limitation, by hacking).

Acorn will co-operate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Acorn to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this paragraph 4.


Any links to third party websites on our websites are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave our websites. Acorn does not review third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for third party websites or their content or availability. Acorn does not endorse or make any representations about third party websites or any material found there or any information that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any third party websites via our websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

You are not permitted to create links to our websites. Should you wish to do so, please contact us. If we agree to you creating links to our websites we expressly reserve the right to revoke the right granted and to take any action we deem appropriate. You agree to indemnify us in full for any loss or damage suffered by us for breach of this paragraph 5, including for reputational and consequential loss.


Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on our websites is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on our website. We may make changes to the material on our websites, or to the services described in it, at any time without notice. The material on our websites may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

The material on our websites is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we allow you to access our websites on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for this legal notice might have effect in relation to our website.

Where any information is provided on our websites or in any newsletter or similar correspondence we may send you, such materials are provided for general information and reference purposes only and should not be relied upon. You should seek specific advice in relation to any query you may have, and we shall not be liable for any action you take or fail to take as a result of reading any of the information placed on our website.


We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering our website), and all or any of Acorn’s partners, employees or agents, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with our websites in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of our websites, any websites linked to our websites or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing our websites or your downloading of any material from our websites or any websites linked to our websites.

Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit Acorn’s liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or

(b) fraud; or

(c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or

(d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

If your use of material on our websites results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.


This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Issue Date: 17.02.2017