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Welcome to our web site, (the “Web site”).  The Web site is provided by Basic Talk Limited (trading as AdSlogans), a company registered under number 3493900 in England and Wales and whose registered office is at 26 Kendall Avenue South, Sanderstead, Surrey CR2 0QQ (“Basic Talk”, “AdSlogans”, “us”, “we” or “our” for short). “You” and “Your” means you as the user of our Web site.


These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the Web site and the sale and supply of all products, services and information via the Web site and/or from AdSlogans. By accessing the Web site and/or ordering any of our products or services, You agree to these Terms and Conditions.  If You do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, You should not use the Web site and/or order any products or services.  You should read all the Terms and Conditions prior to using the Web site and ordering any of our products or services. You should also save and/or print out a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.

These Terms and Conditions, together with the  Privacy Policy and other terms and conditions which relate to and govern the sale of any such product or service, shall be collectively referred to as the “Agreement”.  Unless expressly stated otherwise, all capitalised terms used in these Terms and Conditions shall have the same meaning in the Privacy Policy. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between You and us.

If You are uncertain about any of its terms, email or write to us at the address set out above and we shall try to respond to Your query as soon as possible.


We may from time to time make changes to the terms of this Agreement. Any changes will be posted on our Web site and notified to You by means of a notice and links to the revised terms of the Agreement on our homepage.  Please review these Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure You are aware of any changes made by us.  If You place orders for products or services after changes are notified to You in this way, You agree to such changes. If you do not agree to such changes, you should not use this Web site or place any further orders.


Access to our Web site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service without notice.  Access to our Web site is dependent upon availability of the worldwide web and we accept no responsibility for Your inability to access our site arising out of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We have the right to disable Your access to our Web site at any time if, in our opinion, You have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement.


Commentary and other materials posted on our Web site are not intended as advice and should not be relied upon.  To the fullest extent permissible by law, we disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information and all terms, representations, conditions or warranties that might otherwise be implied in this Agreement are hereby excluded. 


Date of reliance - Search results are only valid on the date that the search is carried out.  If there is any delay between the date upon which You wish to use a slogan, catchphrase or other strapline and the search date, always consider carrying out an updated search prior to the date upon which You intend to use your slogan, catchphrase or other strapline.

Delay – There is a delay before details of newly filed trade mark applications are placed on the databases of the relevant trade mark registries. The search will not reveal such recently filed applications.

Completeness of search - Whilst every care and effort has been made to ensure that our database of slogans is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot, and do not, guarantee that our database contains details of every slogan ever used.  Therefore we cannot, and do not, guarantee that the results of Your selected search is accurate or conclusive.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim and exclude all liability arising out of search results supplied by AdSlogans, including, without limitation, any search results which do not reveal any slogans or other phrases previously used by third parties and/or which are inaccurate in any way.

Additional searches - Always carry out all other searches available to You in conjunction with AdSlogans’ search facilities, such as, by way of example only, comprehensive registered trade mark searches, unregistered trade mark searches, design right searches, domain name searches and market research. AdSlogans’ search facilities are only one of many means by which You can limit the likelihood of Your slogan infringing a third party’s rights. The search results which we provide will have included an online registered trade mark search of the registries in the territories set out below (in the section headed, ‘Territories covered by search’) but such online registered trade mark searches are not as reliable as comprehensive trade mark searches as they are intended to locate only identical marks instead of both identical and similar marks. A registered trade mark can be infringed through the use of an identical or similar trade mark.

Famous Marks - Proprietors of marks which are “well-known” in the UK (regardless of whether that mark it is used or registered in the UK) may prevent the use of an identical or similar mark where such use is likely to lead to confusion.

Foreign Priority Claims – The Paris Convention enables a third party that has applied to register a trade mark in a foreign convention country to claim that foreign filing date as the filing date for other convention countries, provided that such an application is filed within six months of the foreign application.  Priority claims are a concern as it may be possible for a third party to file an application up to six months after the date of a search and to claim a priority date that pre-dates that search.

Territories covered by search - Our trade mark search results only cover the following territories: Australia, Canada, Community Trade Mark Office, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America and Singapore.


You may link to our home page, provided You do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  You must not link to our Web site in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.  You must not remove or obscure by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other information published on the Web site.  Our Web site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


Subject to the terms of this Agreement, we grant You a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited right to access, view, and print out one copy of this Web site and all data, information, software graphics, images, text, posts, results of any searches which You request via the Web site or otherwise from us and other content on the Web site, ("Materials") on a single device strictly in accordance with this Agreement.

You may only view, print out and use the Web site and the Materials for Your own personal, non-commercial use.  We expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in and to the Web site and the Materials and Your use of the Web site and Materials is subject to the following restrictions. You must not (a) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; (b) modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; (c) transfer the Materials to any other person; (d) use any Materials from the Web site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties; (e) exploit the Materials in any way, including, without limit, selling or using the same to compile a competitor database, without our prior written consent; or (f) reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit this Web site and/or the Materials in any way; without our prior written consent.


We expressly reserve all rights in and to, the trade mark, “AdSlogans” and all other related service marks, trading names or other trade marks relating to our products and services.  Other trade marks, products and company names mentioned on the Web site may be trademarks of their respective owners or licensors and the rights in such marks are expressly reserved to the respective owners or licensors.


The Web site and/or the Materials may contain links to third party web sites.  If You decide to visit any third party site, You do so at Your own risk.  We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such web sites. Links do not imply that we or this Web site is affiliated or associated with such sites. Third party content may appear on the Web site or may be accessible via links from the Web site.  We are not responsible for and assume no liability for such content.


If you apply for any product or service detailed on this Web site, these Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with any other terms and conditions which relate to any such product or service and, in the event of any contradiction between these Terms and Conditions and the specific terms and conditions relating to such product or service, the latter shall prevail.


All search requests are subject to acceptance by us. After placing a search request, we will accept Your search request by sending You a search request acknowledgement email. This acknowledgement email will constitute our acceptance of Your search request. We will then send You a confirmation email when Your search request has been processed which will provide a copy of the search results.

We will use our reasonable endeavours to keep copies of all contracts for search requests placed by you but cannot guarantee that we will keep every copy of every agreement for an unlimited time due to the number of search requests that we receive.  You should print out a copy of these Terms and Conditions and the confirmation email in relation to all search requests and keep them in a safe place as a record of each transaction.

Contracts with AdSlogans are concluded in English.


The prices for any products or services ordered will be as quoted on our Web site from time to time, except in the case of any errors or omissions.  All prices are exclusive of VAT, but include the cost of delivery (see Delivery). Basic Talk Limited’s registered VAT number is GB868158970.

We will invoice You following receipt of Your search request.  All invoices are payable within 10 days of the date of our invoice  We reserve the right not to supply You with any search results and/or any products or services ordered where any payment due from You to us is overdue up to and until such overdue payments are received by us in cleared funds.  You may pay for your order by cheque made payable to AdSlogans or by direct bank credit to our nominated bank account.


We anticipate all search results ordered will be delivered by email or post to the email or postal address specified by You within our standard delivery time of one working day (i.e. within 24 working hours) or, in the case of premium search requests, within 4 (four) hours (within working hours), from the time we receive Your search request.  If You wish to arrange a different delivery period, You can contact us and we will try to accommodate your request, but we cannot guarantee that we will be able to meet Your required timescale.

All searches are subject to the availability and effective operation of our database. In the unfortunate event that our database is unavailable, we will notify you and, if You wish, You will be able to cancel Your search request and claim a refund.


If You wish to cancel Your search request You must notify us of your wish to cancel in writing and Your notice of cancellation must be received by us within a reasonable period from the time you submit your search request but in any event before we have started to process Your search request (bearing in mind whether you have ordered our premium or standard delivery search request service).  We will refund any monies paid to us in respect of a cancelled search request within 30 days of receiving your notice of cancellation. You may request a refund by contacting us by email at


Where these Terms and Conditions require You to notify us in writing, notices should be sent to us by post to our address below (see the Contact Us section below) or by e-mail at  If we need to notify You of anything, we will do so by e-mail or post to the e-mail or postal address You provide.  Notices will be deemed received 24 hours after the e-mail is sent or three days after the date of posting.


You are invited to contact our customer services on the telephone number below (see Contact Us) to check whether we are able to deliver to a specific country and to get an estimate of the final price. Generally, we provide search requests around the world, but, in certain cases, limitations may apply.


To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude and disclaim all warranties, terms, conditions and representations that might otherwise be implied by law in relation to this Web site, the Materials and/or all products or services supplied by us in connection with this Web site.

We shall not be liable under this Agreement for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

The materials on this Web site may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the Materials.  Any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall be at Your sole risk. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Web site and to make any changes to the features, functionality or content of the Web site at any time.  We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content on the Web site.

We do not represent or warrant that the Web site will be error-free, free of viruses or owner harmful components, or that defects will be corrected.


Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude our liability for: (a) death or personal injury arising through negligence; (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or (c) anything else that cannot be excluded or limited by us under English law.

Our aggregate liability in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to the Web site, the Materials and the products and/or services provided in connection with the Web site shall be limited to the amount paid by You in relation to the subject matter of the claim.

You shall compensate and hold us and our partners, affiliated companies, agents, officers, directors, employees harmless against all liabilities, losses, claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, incurred by the same in connection and/or arising out of You breach of the terms of this Agreement.


You promise that if You are purchasing something from us or our partners that (i) any credit information You supply is true and complete, (ii) charges incurred by You will be honoured by Your bank or other financial services provider, and (iii) You will pay the charges incurred by You at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.


You shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations in England and Wales in connection with Your use of the Web site and the Materials that appear on it.

The laws of England and Wales shall apply to this Agreement and this Agreement shall be interpreted under English law. Any dispute arising from this Agreement shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.  To the extent that anything on the Web site is inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence.  Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.  Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.


If you have any concerns or queries about material which appears on our Web site please contact

Nothing in this Agreement shall affect your statutory rights.


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