Terms & Conditions

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Welcome to the 1a St. James’s online store located at www.1Astjames.com (“Site”), which is owned and operated by British American Tobacco UK Limited (‘BAT’, ‘we’, ‘our’ or ’us’ as applicable). For further information about us and our contact details please see paragraph 14, Contact Us below.

1.2 This Site publishes articles by our ‘Master Blender’ on and relating to those products and registered users can comment on those articles by posting their own comments.

1.3 These terms and conditions together with our Cookie Policy (collectively, the “Terms”) govern your use of the Site and any content that we make available to you via the Site.

1.4 Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use this Site, as these will apply to your use of the Site. We recommend that you print or save a copy of these Terms for future reference.

1.5 By using our Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not wish to be bound by what you read, you should not use or access the Site.

1.6 We may amend these Terms from time to time. These Terms were most recently updated on the date of posting that appears at the top of this page.

1.7 These Terms, and any contract between us made under them, are only in the English language.

1.8 If you have any queries or concerns regarding these Terms, please contact us at contactus@1Astjames.com.

2. ACCESSING AND USING THIS SITE

2.1 In order to access and use this Site you must be 18 years of age. You will be asked to verify your age before accessing Site content.

2.2 You must ensure that all the information you provide when you register with the Site is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects.

3. THE USE OF COOKIES

3.1 Like many online services we use a feature called a 'cookie', which is a small data file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your device's hard drive. References in these Terms to ‘cookies’ also include other means of automatically accessing or storing information on your device. By agreeing to these Terms, you are providing your consent for us to use cookies in the ways described in our Cookie Policy however, you may delete any of these cookies at any time if you wish. Please see our Cookie Policy for detailed information on the types of cookies we use on the Site, the purposes for which we use each cookie, how you can disable and enable the use of certain cookies and the consequences of doing so.

4. THE USE OF COOKIES

4.1 Our content includes the webpages on the Site that we make available through www.1Astjames.com and any information or other material found on or via the Site, including text, databases, graphics, images, videos, software and all other features on the Site.

4.2 You may only view the Site’s pages and content online. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use any of the content on the Site other than as expressly permitted under these Terms without our prior written consent.

4.3 You are not in any circumstances permitted to:

  • make commercial use of any such content;
  • copy, adapt, vary, distribute, edit, modify, translate, transpose or permanently store, in part or in whole, any of the content on the Site. This means you are not permitted to:

    • print any page of the Site or otherwise produce hardcopies of the text, images or other content we make available except for a copy of these Terms and Conditions and Cookie Policy; or
    • reproduce or incorporate the content from the Site in another electronic document e.g. by saving any page of the content using your web browser, by using the functionality provided by the software on your access device to 'copy and paste' or ‘screen grab’ any content from the Site and place into an electronic document or by converting any of the content into another file format (e.g. PDF or picture file);
  • use the content to compile a database of, or re-create the whole or substantial part of the content by making repeated and systematic copies of insubstantial parts of, any of the content;
  • alter, modify or circumvent or attempt to circumvent, any copy protection and/or digital rights management measures within the Site or its content;
  • knowingly permit a minor or any person other than you to access, view or otherwise use the Site or its content;
  • distribute or make available to any minor or any other person any content on the Site;
  • use the Site or its content for any illegal purpose and in particular you will not interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
  • a link on any website to any page, item(s) of content or other part of the Site (see further paragraph 7, Links); or
  • remove, obscure or otherwise tamper with any copyright and proprietary notices that relate to or are contained within the content.

4.4 If you are having problems accessing any other content on the Site, please let us know by emailing contactus@1Astjames.com and we will try to rectify the problem as soon as possible.

5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

5.1 You acknowledge that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the Site and in the content made available via the Site, shall at all times remain vested in us or our licensors. For further information on how you are permitted to use any content that you access from or via the Site, please see paragraph 4, Our Content.

5.2 The ‘British American Tobacco’ logo is a registered trade mark of British American Tobacco (Brands) Limited.‘1A St. James's’ is registered trademark of Dunhill Tobacco of London Limited. All other brand names and trademarks that appear on the Site are trademarks or trade names of their respective holders. No permission is given to use any of the trademarks appearing on the Site (including without limitation our trademarks or those of our licensors) and any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder's rights.

6. THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE

6.1 You acknowledge that you may need to download and activate third party owned software in order to access selected content on the Site. This software will be clearly identified on the Site.

6.2 In order to use such third party software or technology you may have to accept the terms of a licence agreement with that third party. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or control over such third party software.

7. LINKS

7.1 The Site may include links to third party websites. We have not reviewed these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them.

7.2 If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. In particular, any personal information you give to a third party website will be dealt with in line with that third party’s privacy policy, not ours, so please ensure that you read their privacy policy before you provide any personal information.

7.3 You may not link to any page or content on this Site whether in any electronic files, from a website, App or other software or when posting using a social media service to the Site. To be clear, you may not:

  • link to our homepage; or
  • ‘deep link’ to any other page or content hosted on this Site, load the Site into frames or use in-line linking techniques or similar methods or pass off our content as your own.

8. PROMISES, LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER

8.1 We promise that we will operate the Site with reasonable skill and care and that we will use our reasonable endeavours to correct any faults of which we are aware. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim any and all other promises, warranties, conditions, or representations relating to the Site and its content, whether express, implied, oral or written. In particular:

  • We do not make any promises as to the truth, accuracy, integrity, quality or completeness of the content or information that appears on the Site and you should not rely on it being accurate, truthful or complete.
  • You agree that your access and use of the Site and its content is at your own risk. We do not have any knowledge of, nor control over, the particular purpose(s) for which the information and content available on the Site is used. The content and information that we make available on the Site is provided for information only. Accordingly, we exclude any and all liability for any loss of any nature suffered by you as a direct or indirect result of your use of any of the information or content available on the Site or of making any decision, or refraining from making any such decision, based wholly or partly on any expression of opinion, statement or other information contained in the content available on the Site.
  • By using the Site you acknowledge and accept the inherent risks, characteristics and limitations of the internet, particularly in terms of technical performance of the Site, response times to view, verify or transfer information; and the risks inherent in all third party links, connections and transfers via the internet. Accordingly:
  • We do not make any promises about the availability or accessibility of the Site or promise that your access to the Site, the content on it or the services we provide will be delivered uninterrupted, timely or error-free;
  • We make no promises in respect of any harm that may be caused by the transmission of a computer virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, cancelbot, logic bomb or any other form of programming routine designed to damage, destroy or otherwise impair a computer's functionality or operation including transmission arising from your download of any content, software you use to download the content, the Site or the server(s) that make it available. In this respect you agree that it is your responsibility to install suitable anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware and other devices to protect against any such bugs, viruses or other such harmful programming routines. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is done at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such content;
  • Any decision based solely on information obtained from the internet could be dangerous. Whilst we hope that you will find the websites linked to on the Site of interest, no responsibility of any nature whatsoever is accepted for any such links or any information contained in them.

8.2 There are certain liabilities which we cannot exclude by law and nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for the following:

  • for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • any other matter for which it would be illegal or unlawful for us to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability.

8.3 We will not be responsible or liable:

  • for any losses related to any business of yours including but not limited to lost data, profits, revenue, business, opportunity, goodwill, reputation or business interruption; or
  • if we are prevented or delayed from complying with our obligations under these Terms by anything you (or anyone acting on your behalf) does or fails to do or due to events or circumstances beyond our reasonable control. In such circumstances including, but not limited to, fire, flood and other acts of God, strikes, trade disputes, lock outs, restrictions of imports or exports, riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war, our inability or delay in performing our obligations will not be deemed to be in breach of contract.

9. INDEMNITY

9.1 You agree only to use the Site in accordance with these Terms. You agree that you will compensate us (and our employees, officers, agents and suppliers) in full for any damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees we incur that arise out of any breach by you of these Terms.

10. OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS

10.1 Severability. If any part of these Terms is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of these Terms will not be affected and shall remain in force. For the avoidance of doubt, should these Terms or any part of them be deemed void or voidable, this shall not affect the validity of any licence provided under these Terms

10.2 Entire Agreement. These Terms govern our relationship with you and represent our entire agreement with you.

10.3 References to “including” and other similar expressions. In these Terms, words that appear after the expression “include”, “including”, “other” “for example”, “such as” or “in particular” (or any similar expression) will not limit the meaning of the words appearing before such expression.

10.4 Assignment. You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms.

10.5 Waiver. If you breach these Terms and we choose to ignore your breach, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms again.

10.6 Exclusion of Third Party Rights. These Terms do not create any right enforceable by any person who is not a party to them or any contract made under them, except that the provisions of these Terms may be enforced by any of our licensors subject to and in accordance with the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

10.7 Governing Law and Jurisdiction. These Terms and any contract made under them are governed by and will be construed in accordance with English law. This means that in relation to the agreement between us governing your access and use of this Site under these Terms, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such use will be governed by English law. If a dispute arises out of or in connection with these Terms or any contract made under them, we will both attempt to settle it by mediation in accordance with the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Model Mediation Procedure. If either or both of us refuse to initiate the mediation procedure within 14 days of the dispute arising or if we both fail to agree terms of settlement within 30 days of the initiation of the procedure, either of us will be free to initiate proceedings in the courts of England which will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to deal with such dispute. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident in Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

11. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

11.1 We may make changes to these Terms at any time with the modified Terms or by posting a copy of them on the Site. Any changes will take effect seven days after the date of our email or the date on which we post the modified terms on the Site, whichever is the earlier. If you continue to use the Site after that period has expired, it means that you accept any such changes.

12. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

12.1 We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users of the Site from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting any materials that infringe or violate another person’s intellectual property rights.

12.2 It is our policy to comply with clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. If you wish to submit a notice of alleged copyright infringement you can do so by email to contactus@1Astjames.com. Please provide as much detail as possible including a description and location of the alleged infringing material on the Site, details of the rights infringed and your ownership in respect of them (including, if applicable, additional identifying information such as, publication dates and website URLs) and contact details that we can use to reply to your notice.

12.3 Content hosted on third party websites accessible from this Site is the responsibility of those websites, and not our responsibility. If you are the copyright owner of content hosted on a third party website, and you have not authorised the use of your content, please contact the administrator of the hosting website directly to have the content removed.

13. GENERAL COMPLAINTS AND REQUESTS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

13.1 If you have any general complaints or wish to request further information about the Site, please contact us via email at contactus@1Astjames.com or by post to 1A St James’s Online Store, 1A St. James's Street, London SW1A 1EF and we will do our best to resolve these.

14. CONTACT US

14.1 This Site is owned by British American Tobacco UK Limited, a company incorporated in England. The registered office address of BAT is British American Tobacco UK Limited, One Eton Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, London, TW9 1EF.

Our registered company number is 02346565 and VAT registration number is 239136950.

If you would like to contact us please use the following contact details:

Contact address: British American Tobacco UK Limited, 1a St. James's Street, London SW1A 1EF
Telephone number: 020 7839 6795
Email: contactus@1Astjames.com