Terms and Conditions

Our Terms & Conditions are available to read online below or available for download by clicking here

Summary of Key Points

  • All participants on ShootCalendar.Com must agree to these terms and conditions
  • Registration on the ShootCalendar.Com website demonstrates acceptance of the ShootCalendar.Com terms and conditions
  • It is the responsibility of all participants on ShootCalendar.Com to ensure they are operating within the law and are appropriately certificated and legitimate.
  • ShootCalendar.Com reserves the right to check any communication between third parties through the site but does not accept any responsibility for the content.
  • ShootCalendar.Com reserves the right to remove or amend any information or communication made through the site as it sees fit.
  • ShootCalendar.Com accepts no responsibility for content placed on site by others or for their identity
  • All sales are agreed directly between Shootcalendar.com and the shoots
  • All purchases are agreed directly between Shootcalendar.com and clients
  • No site members are entitled to complete a sale through the site directly.
  • The client and the shoot may enter into dialogue through the site, solely for the purpose of exchanging information about the [enquired for] event, and providing personal requirements or notifications as necessary for the satisfactory completion of the event to be enabled. This may include but not be limited to such items as advice on Directions, dietary requirements, medical inabilities or location specific rules.
  • Users should not take information from the site for other purposes
  • ShootCalendar.Com has the right to use information supplied for the purpose of analysis
  • ShootCalendar.Com will not pass your registered information or purchasing information to any third party outside of its own group of affiliated companies.
  • Currently ShootCalendar.Com is part of a group of, [or affiliated] companies including Athina Sporting, Vintage Guns and Hoxleigh London

1. General Conditions of Use

  • 1.1. All registrants of ShootCalendar.Com must read, agree with and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this User Agreement, before you may become a user of the Site.
  • 1.2. ShootCalendar.Com may amend this User Agreement at any time by giving notice by either e-mail or by posting the amended User Agreement on the Site. Any amended User Agreement will govern new user registrations from the date that it is posted on the Site.
  • 1.3. Existing users will be bound by the amended User Agreement after the expiry of 30 days following the date of a Notice.
  • 1.4. Users agree to provide current and working email and telephone addresses. ShootCalendar.Com may withdraw all or part of a user's site content or membership at any time.
  • 1.5. Our services are not available to, and may not be used by, persons under the age of 18.
  • 1.6. You must choose a User ID and password on completion of registration. You are responsible for all actions taken under that User ID and password and shall only use or utilise the Site using your own User ID and password. You must use every effort to keep your password safe and should not disclose it to any other person. You shall not transfer or sell your User ID to any other person. You shall also not permit, either directly or indirectly, any other person to utilise your User ID or password.
  • 1.7. The Site acts as a venue which allows registered users to buy and sell legal game shooting and related products and services to or from Shootcalendar.com.
  • 1.8. Because user verification on the Internet is not always possible, we cannot and do not confirm the purported identity of third party users or the validity of the information which third party users post to the Site.

2. Communication between buyers and sellers

  • 2.1. Direct communication between members of the site is for the purpose of information gathering and evaluation of the products on offer in order to make an informed decision on a purchase. At no point are the tools available on the site to be used for direct marketing or completion of sales other than between site users and ShootCalendar.com
  • 2.2. We encourage you to communicate with other members using the tools available on the Site
  • 2.3. You must not take any actions that may undermine the integrity of the feedback system.
  • 2.4. We reserve the right to remove or limit your use of the site for any reason in particular but not limited to in the event of negative feedback
  • 2.5. In the event that you have any right, claim or action against any other user arising from that user's use of the Site, you agree to pursue such right, claim or action independently of and without recourse to us, and you release ShootCalendar.Com (and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) from all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, known and unknown, arising from or in any way connected with such right, claim or action.
  • 2.6. We do not control the correspondence by other users that is made available through the Site. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution, common sense, and practice safe trading when using the Site.
  • 2.7. All users of ShootCalendar.Com agree that they will correspond in an honest, timely & courteous manner during any enquiries, negotiations sales or purchases. Users accept that failure to do so may result in their permission to use the site being rescinded

3. Guns.

  • 3.1. As a buyer, you have a legal obligation to complete a transaction with ShootCalendar.com if you have agreed terms either verbally or by email, fax, letter or the in-built messaging system etc.
  • 3.2. Offers/agreements to purchase are only retractable in exceptional circumstances, such as after material changes in the description of the shoot on offer is agreed or a clear typographical error is made.
  • 3.3. Guns must accept that cancellations due to weather, safety concerns, quarry population levels and other factors outside of the reasonable control of the shoot are a possibility. ShootCalendar.Com will not be held liable or otherwise responsible for the changes, or for the costs incurred in addition the direct purchase.
  • 3.4. At the time of purchase ShootCalendar.com will make available terms for full cancellation policy available at each shoot it provides
  • 3.5. As a buyer, you must ensure that you are legally able to bid for and buy any item or service that you purchase.
  • 3.6. Buyers will not have considered to have completed a transaction until the agreed deposit has been paid and ShootCalendar.com has confirmed the transaction to you
  • 3.7. In the Event that a transaction is not confirmed within five working days by ShootCalendar.com then you will have the right to a full refund or monies paid

4. Shoots.

  • 4.1. If you are a seller, you must ensure that you are legally able to sell each item or service included in any offering to ShootCalendar.com, and that it is lawful to sell such item or service to UK residents or (if the buyer is resident overseas) that it is lawful to sell such item or service to a person resident in the buyer's jurisdiction. You must describe your item or service and all terms of sale on the listing profile page of the Site. Your profile may only include text descriptions, graphics, pictures and other content relevant to the sale of that item or service and you are responsible for ensuring that you have the right to use all content in your listings and we have the right to host it on our servers.
  • 4.2. Any offerings you submit to the site are an offer for sale to ShootCalendar.com , and at no time will be offered directly through the site to any other user.
  • 4.3. ShootCalendar.com will evaluate your offerings prior to making them available for sale on the site. Once ShootCalendar.com has agreed to your offer it will advertise it for sale on the site.
  • 4.4. ShootCalendar.com reserves the right to refuse any offering should it deem the offer to be unacceptable or undesirable. ShootCalendar.com may also refuse a listing due to it conflicting with an already available offering on the site.
  • 4.5. You may not include any outside links in descriptive information to any website, documentation or third part information provider.
  • 4.6. ShootCalendar.com reserves the right to edit your submitted profile while not materially changing the content or description.
  • 4.7. All sales entered into will be with Shoot Calendar.com, and any attempt to bypass this may result in immediate revocation of your membership to the site without prior notice.
  • 4.8. You agree to make sure all listings on the ShootCalendar.Com website are current, live and available. Any booking received and confirmed from ShootCalendar.com through the site will constitute a purchase and will be subject to the events payment and cancellation policy. It is the shoots responsibility to make sure all listings are up to date
  • 4.9. Without limiting any other remedies, we may suspend or terminate your membership or registration if we suspect that you have engaged or are about to engage in, or have been in any way involved in or linked to, fraudulent activity in connection with the Site.
  • 4.10. Payments by ShootCalendar.com will be made in accordance to the pre agreed schedule as details in the acceptance terms of a shoots listing.
  • 4.11. In order to protect buyers monies payment terms between buyers to ShootCalendar.com and ShootCalendar.com to shoots may not be the same. Portions of payments made by buyers will be retained by ShootCalendar.com until successful completion of the event.

5. Manipulation.

  • 5.1. You must not interfere with other user's listing(s).

6. Payment & Fees.

  • 6.1. When a shoot registers to use the ShootCalendar.Com site you have an opportunity to review and accept the mark-ups to your product that will be made.
  • 6.2. Any funds transacted through the ShootCalendar.Com site will be paid directly to ShootCalendar.com. Sales completed will be a contract between the buyer and ShootCalendar.com
  • 6.3. Invoices may be sent by Email, postal mail services, or fax as ShootCalendar.Com sees fit.
  • 6.4. All payments made by the buyer through the ShootCalendar.Com site will be treated by all parties, Sellers, buyers and ShootCalendar.Com, as a payment from the buyer to Shootcalendar.com. It is explicitly understood that in all transactions ShootCalendar.com is acting as counterparty and principal
  • 6.5. Unless otherwise stated, all transactions are payable in GBP£ (Pounds sterling). Whether you are a business or not, value added tax and other taxes may apply to your transaction. All invoices will reflect a VAT component if relevant as per UK law.
  • 6.6. ShootCalendar.com will not retain any payment information submitted through the site. All payments will be made through a secure payment gateway.

7. Your Information.

  • 7.1. Definition "Your Information" is defined as any information you provide to us or other users in relation to the service including but not limited to the registration, listing or feedback process (including, without limitation, any description of items listed), your postings on the message boards and any other content that you post within the Site. You are solely responsible for Your Information, and we act as a mere conduit for your online distribution and publication of Your Information.
  • 7.2. Restrictions: Your Information and your activities on the ShootCalendar.Com Site must not:
    • 7.2.1. be false, inaccurate or misleading;
    • 7.2.2. be offensive or menacing, abusive, defamatory, or in breach of copyright, confidence, privacy or any other rights;
    • 7.2.3. infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trade mark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
    • 7.2.4. be fraudulent;
    • 7.2.5. be in breach of any applicable laws or regulations;
    • 7.2.6. be obscene, indecent or pornographic;
    • 7.2.8. create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;
    • 7.2.9. contain any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or to surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
    • 7.2.10. cause the Site to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the Site is in any way impaired.

8. Licence

  • 8.1. To enable ShootCalendar.com to use Your Information, you grant us a non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub licensable (through multiple tiers) assignable licence to exercise the copyright, trade mark, publicity, database rights and all other intellectual property rights you have in Your Information, in any media now known or not currently known. You also waive all moral rights you have in Your Information to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. Access and Interference.

  • 9.1. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not:
    • 9.1.1. take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
    • 9.1.2. copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute or publicly display any content (except for Your Information) from the Site without the prior expressed written permission of ShootCalendar.Com and the appropriate third party, as applicable;
    • 9.1.3. interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site
  • 9.2. We do not authorise you to extract or re-utilise substantial parts of our Site, or to make systematic and repeated extractions or re-utilisations of insubstantial parts of our Site.

10. Your Use of Other Users' Information.

  • 10.1. In order to facilitate interaction among all ShootCalendar.Com community members, our service allows you limited access to other users' contact information. Shoots and guns have access to the User ID, email address, physical address and other contact information of each other in order that shoots may be attended after purchase.
  • 10.2. By accepting this User Agreement, you agree that, with respect to other users' personally identifiable information that you obtain through the Site or through an ShootCalendar.Com-related communication or ShootCalendar.Com transaction, you may only use such information for:
    • 10.2.1. ShootCalendar.Com-related communications that are not unsolicited commercial messages and relate to your genuine participation in an ShootCalendar.Com transaction,
    • 10.2.2. using services offered through ShootCalendar.Com, and
    • 10.2.3. any other purpose that such user expressly agrees to after adequate disclosure of the purpose(s). In addition, you shall only use such information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation data protection and privacy laws.
  • 10.3. In all cases, ShootCalendar.com will give users an opportunity to remove themselves from our database and a chance to review what information we have collected about them. In addition, under no circumstances, except as defined in this Section, will we disclose personally identifiable information about another user to any third party without our consent and the consent of such other user after adequate disclosure.
  • 10.4. ShootCalendar.Com and our users do not tolerate spam or unsolicited commercial communications. Therefore, without limiting the foregoing, you shall not add a ShootCalendar.Com employee or a ShootCalendar.Com user, even a user who has purchased an item from you, to your mail list (email or physical mail) without their express written consent after adequate disclosure.

11. Breach.

  • 11.1. Without limiting our other remedies, we may limit your activity on the Site, immediately issue a warning, suspend or terminate your user registration or any of your item or service listings and refuse to provide our services to you without notice to you:
    • 11.1.1. if you breach this User Agreement or the documents incorporated by reference;
    • 11.1.2. if, despite our reasonable endeavours, we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us; or
    • 11.1.3. if we believe that your actions may cause us financial loss or legal liability.

12. Transfer of Data

  • 12.1. We reserve the right to store your data on our servers wherever they may be situated. If you object to your Information being transferred or used in this way please do not register.

13. No Warranty.

  • 13.1. We (and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our services, and operation of the Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control.
  • 13.2. Our website and our services are provided "as is" and as and when available, and to the extent permissible by law we exclude all implied warranties, conditions or other terms, whether implied by statute or otherwise, including without limitation any terms as to skill and care or timeliness of performance. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you.

14. Limitation of Liability.

  • 14.1. Nothing in this User Agreement shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our, agents or employees. Subject to the foregoing, we (including our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) will not be liable for any economic losses (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings), any loss of goodwill or reputation, or any special, indirect or consequential damages (however arising, including negligence) arising out of or in connection with this User Agreement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
  • 14.2. We (including our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) also have no liability of any sort (including liability for negligence) for the acts or omissions of other providers of telecommunications services or for faults in or failures of their networks and equipment.
  • 14.3. Our liability to you or any third party, and the liability of our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees, in any circumstance is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you have paid to us in relation to the listing or other service offered giving rise to liability, and (b) £100.

15. Indemnity.

  • 15.1. You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this User Agreement (including the documents incorporated by reference), or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

16. Notices.

  • 16.1. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, notices to ShootCalendar.Com must be sent by registered mail to our registered office which is currently situated at ShootCalendar.com, 106-108 High Street, West Wickham, Kent BR4 9LL, United Kingdom and notices to you will be sent to the email address that you provide to ShootCalendar.Com during the registration process (receipt is deemed 24 hours after an email is sent, unless we receive notice that the email address is invalid), or by registered mail.

17. Governing Law and Legal Compliance.

  • 17.1. This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  • 17.2. Please note, that your country (and/or that of any user you deal with) may have laws which apply to your transactions with other users regardless of what you agree with us (now) or with that user (later).
  • 17.3. The laws of your country may be different from English law, including laws governing what can be legally offered, sold or bought. There may be additional legal requirements, relating to (for example) the requirement to hold a licence to buy or sell certain items or services, or to register a transfer in a central registry. You shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our service and your bidding on, listing, purchase and solicitation of offers to purchase and sale of items or services. There is no practical way for us to continually monitor the laws of every country, or each user transaction. Please do not assume that you are allowed to do what other users do, or that we are approving or validating any transaction, even if you have successfully made similar sales or purchases in the past.

18. Third Party Rights.

  • 18.1. A person who is not a party to this User Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this User Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party specified in this User Agreement or which exists or is available apart from that Act.

19. General.

  • 19.1. If any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforceable. You agree that this User Agreement and all incorporated agreements may be automatically assigned by ShootCalendar.Com, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition or any other event. You and ShootCalendar.Com are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchise or franchisee relationship is intended or created by this User Agreement. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This User Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to its subject matter. No oral explanation or oral information given by any party shall alter the interpretation of this User Agreement.
  • 19.2. All sections intended to survive termination of this agreement including but not limited to Sections 6 (Fees), 7 (Your Information), 8 (Licence), 13 (No Warranty), 14 (Limitation of Liability), 15 (Indemnity), 17 (Governing Law), 18(Third Party Rights) and 19 (General) shall survive any termination of this User Agreement.