Directory Terms & Conditions

This website, known as the “Bournemouth Observer Directory” (“our site”), is operated by The Bournemouth Observer (“we”, “us”, or “our”). By using our site, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). Please review them carefully.

Changes to Terms:

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. We will provide notice of any significant changes on our site. Continued use of our site after such notice constitutes acceptance of the modified Terms.

Access and Use:

3.1. Access to our site is offered on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not assure uninterrupted access and reserve the right to alter, discontinue, or suspend our site or any part thereof, at any time and without prior notice.

3.2. You are accountable for ensuring that all persons accessing our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them.

Geographical Restriction:

Our site is intended for businesses operating within the United Kingdom. Content may not be suitable or available for use outside this jurisdiction.

Directory Listings:

5.1. Directory listings are generated and managed by the respective businesses (“Listed Businesses”). We are not accountable for the content or accuracy of the listings.

5.2. Listing on our site does not imply endorsement by us, nor should any such endorsement be implied without our explicit written consent.

5.3. We reserve the right to remove or refuse any listing that contravenes these Terms, without notice and at our sole discretion.

Submission of Business Details:

6.1. Listed Businesses are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and legality of their submitted details. By submitting, you warrant that you have the right to represent the business and provide its details.

6.2. Listed Businesses grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, store, display, reproduce, modify, distribute, and create derivative works of their submitted content for the purpose of operating and promoting our site.

Fees and Payments:

7.1. Certain services on our site, such as promoted listings, require payment of fees. Fees are quoted in GBP and are exclusive of VAT.

7.2. We reserve the right to change our fees at any time, with prior notice. All payments are non-refundable, except as expressly provided in these Terms.


8.1. Listed Businesses may cancel their listings at any time by contacting us at Cancellation will take effect from the next billing period and no refunds will be provided for the current period.

Intellectual Property:

We or our licensors own all intellectual property rights in our site and its content. These rights are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.

Liability and Indemnity:

10.1. We disclaim all liability for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of our site.

10.2. Listed Businesses agree to indemnify us against any claims, liabilities, damages, or costs arising from their use of our site or violation of these Terms.

Governing Law:

These Terms are governed by English law and disputes may be settled in the English courts.


For any questions or concerns about these Terms, contact us at

Last updated: June 19, 2023.