Terms and Conditions of Use and Disclaimer

1. Introduction.

1.1 This website www.protégé-international.com ("the Site") is provided by Protege International Group (Cyprus) Ltd (company registration number HE 299145) whose registered office is at 12 Menandrou Street, Eliona Tower, 1st floor, CY-1066 Nicosia, Cyprus, hereafter collectively referred to as Protégé. By using this Site, you signify your agreement with these Terms of Use, which may change from time to time. These Terms of Use must be read in conjunction with the Protégé Privacy Statement – which is hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use.

1.2 By accessing this Site you confirm that you are either:

1.2.1 an individual of at least 18 years of age; and
1.2.2 if you are entering this site from outside the UK, you also confirm that you are over the legal drinking age in the country from which you are accessing this site;or
1.2.3 you are a person within the age parameters set out above and are a person with decision-making responsibility within the tobacco and alcohol trade who is engaged in or employed by a business which is also part of that trade
1.3 Protégé makes no representations that the materials contained within this Site are appropriate for locations outside the UK. If it is illegal for you to use this Site or view any of the contents in the country in which you are resident or in the country from which you are accessing it, you should leave the Site immediately.


1.4 Any questions or enquiries which you have in relation to this Site or in relation to Protégé should be made as indicated in the Contact US facility.

2. Use of Content.

2.1 The Site may contain any one or all of the following from time to time: information, text, photographs, designs, graphics, images, sound and video recordings, animation and other materials and effects that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual or proprietary rights owned by Protégé or other third parties. These specifically include, but are not limited to, the following registered trademarks:

The Wild Geese, The Wild Geese Rare Irish Whiskey, The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes, The Wild Geese Soldiers & Heroes, The Exiles and Untamed being registered trademarks of the trademark proprietor. © Avalon Group Inc. 2002 – 2014;
After Dark, Narrow Margin, Narrow Margin After Hours, After Hours, High Roller, Straight Eight, Five And Dime, V8, CYGGYES and High Flier being registered trademarks of the trademark proprietor. © Fender Tobacco Inc. 2014;
Route 66, Hazardous to Routine Life and Route 66 Cooled by Refrigeration being registered trademarks of the trademark proprietor © Instant Karma Inc. 2014

2.2 The information, content or illustrations(collectively, the "Materials") on the Site are provided for your review for business purposes. Any other use of the Site or the Materials is strictly prohibited, including without limitation, modification, republication, deletion, transmission, public display, distribution, proxy caching, uploading, posting, reproduction, redistribution or any other dissemination without the express written permission of Protégé, or the applicable rights holder.

2.3 The materials on the Site may not be used by third parties for telemarketing, direct marketing, commercial mass e-mail or by agents or representatives or e-mail spammers. All trademarks and copyrighted information contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

2.4 Any permitted use of the Site does not extend to using the Site, Materials or Services for any illegal purpose, or to transmit to or through the Site or to or through any Service any illegal, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, hateful or other objectionable material of any kind, or to interfere with, abuse or otherwise violate the legal rights of any third party using the Site, Materials or Services.

2.5 Protégé is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. By sending such information to Protégé you warrant that you own the same free of any encumbrance.

2.6 In the event that you request that additional information about Protégé and its services are sent to you, you will be asked to submit your contact details which will also allow us to confirm your identity. When providing this information you warrant to us that the information is true and accurate in all respects and you indemnify Protégé against all and any damages and costs whether direct or indirect that Protégé may suffer as a consequence of information that you provide to Protégé being false or inaccurate. Protégé reserves the right to refuse to send information about Protégé or its services.

3. Disclaimer.

3.1 Protégé encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Protégé makes no representations concerning any of the products featured on the Site and does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information concerning any product featured on this Site, nor does it endorse or seek to promote those products nor the quality of any products, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained by you as a result of any marketing featured on the Site. The Site is intended solely for the purposes of illustrating the services and skills that Protégé offers to its clients in respect of design, branding and marketing.

3.2 Protégé also does not make any representations regarding the availability and performance of its Site. You hereby acknowledge that any use of the Site, reliance upon any Materials and any use of the Internet generally shall be at your sole risk and that Protégé shall not be liable for any loss of data, lost profits or any other damages or losses whether direct or indirect resulting from such use.

3.3 Save in respect of death and personal injury, in no event shall Protégé be liable for any compensatory, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, or any claims of third parties whatsoever regardless of the legal theory on which the claim is based, including, without limitation, any damages that result from any mistake, omission, virus, delay or interruption in operation or service or failure of performance, whether or not resulting from an act of God, communications failure, theft or unauthorized access to Protégé records. Protégé shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever resulting from any failure of the Internet.

3.4 Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability of consequential or incidental damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to all users; in such jurisdictions liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

3.5 The information contained in this web site is intended to explain more about what Protégé does and specifically the marketing, branding and design services that Protégé offers. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that it is not calculated to lead directly or indirectly to you offering to buy or sell shares in the companies mentioned, nor is it a recommendation (actual or implied) that you should do so. It is not in any way intended to lead directly or indirectly to you purchasing or consuming any of the products mentioned on this site and Protégé does not, in any way, endorse any of the products illustrated.

3.6 Protégé reserves the right to revise this legal information at any time and for any reason and reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice or obligation, to any of the information contained on this site. By entering this site you acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by any such revisions. You should periodically visit this page of the site to review these terms and conditions.

3.7 Your use of the Site constitutes your acceptance and agreement with these Terms of Use.

4. Applicable law and jurisdiction

4.1 These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these terms.

4.2 For our exclusive benefit, we shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of your country of residence or, where these terms are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of your principal place of business.

I certify that I am such a person as described above and have read and agree to the contents of the statements.