Royal Mail

Important legal information

By logging in to the Postcode/Address Finder service you agree to the terms and conditions relating to your use of that service as are set out below. These terms and conditions apply to the provision to you of the Postcode/Address Finder service by Royal Mail Group Ltd (“Royal Mail”), whose registered address is 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0HQ. Where these terms and conditions refer to “us”, “we” or “our” they are referring to Royal Mail and where these terms and conditions refer to “you” or “your” they are referring to the customer who uses the service provided by us.

By accessing this website you consent to the website access terms and conditions New Window and you agree to the capture and use of your data in accordance with the terms laid out in the website's Privacy Policy New Window and the terms and conditions relevant to the different services hosted on the website. The Postcode/Address Finder service is accessed through and is part of this website and these website access terms and conditions of use and Privacy Policy apply to your use of the Postcode/Address Finder service.

Permitted use of Postcode/Address Finder

You have received information which is derived from databases (or parts or extracts thereof) of which Royal Mail is the owner or creator, or otherwise authorised to use (the “Data”). Royal Mail owns, or is licensed, all Intellectual Property Rights which subsist in and/or relate to that Data from time to time. You must not at any time copy, reproduce, publish, sell, let, lend, extract, reutilise or otherwise part with possession or control of or relay or disseminate any part of this information or use it for any purpose other than your own internal use. You shall only be entitled to submit a maximum of fifty (50) enquiries to this Look Up Service per day.

Any use by you of the Postcode/Address Finder service otherwise not in accordance with these terms and conditions shall be taken seriously by Royal Mail and we shall take such action as is necessary to protect the Postcode/Address Finder service from any such activities to protect our intellectual property rights. Royal Mail shall take such action as is necessary to protect its intellectual property rights and you acknowledge that damages alone may not be an adequate, just, fair or appropriate remedy for any infringement of such rights by you.

Ownership of data and materials

Royal Mail is the creator and owner of or is otherwise authorised to use and exploit the databases that you will be accessing when using the Postcode/Address Finder service. All copyright, database rights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in the data and materials in the Postcode/Address Finder service are owned by or licensed to Royal Mail. Your permitted use of the Postcode/Address Finder does not operate as an assignment by Royal Mail of any of these intellectual property rights. Royal Mail shall take such action as is necessary to protect its intellectual property rights and you acknowledge that damages alone may not be an adequate, just, fair or appropriate remedy for any infringement of such rights by you.

Exclusions and limitations

The data provided to you pursuant to this Postcode/Address Finder service is on an "as is" basis.
To the fullest extent permitted by law Royal Mail:
- (a) excludes all representations and warranties relating to its provision of this Postcode/Address Finder service, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in the data; and
- (b) excludes all liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the Postcode/Address Finder service and your use of any data provided to you under that Postcode Address Finder service. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was direct or indirect, foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised Royal Mail of the possibility of such potential loss) and indirect, consequential and incidental damages. Royal Mail does not however exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer that cannot be excluded or limited are affected.

General

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales. All disputes arising out of your use of the Postcode/Address Finder service are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If any of these terms or conditions is deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above) then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and conditions and the remaining provisions will continue to apply. If Royal Mail fails to take or delays in taking any action against you which it would otherwise be entitled to take if you breach any of these terms and conditions then it will remain entitled to take such action against you in respect of such breach or any subsequent breach.