Terms and Conditions

  • This website is run by The Guitar Makers Guild. I may revise these terms and conditions at any time, and the revised version will be effective once displayed here.
  • The qualification of Master Luthier of the Guild is not a recognised qualification but designed to illustrate the hard work that you have done to become a Master Luthier of the Guild.
  • We will not be responsible for any claims, losses or damages (whether direct or indirect) arising out of or relating to the use of or reliance on the contents of this website except to the extent that such liability cannot be excluded by law.
  • On occasions the website may be offline, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damage arising from the unavailability of this website or the information it contains.
  • I am not responsible for the content of any third party website accessed via links from this website.
  • If you submit personal information to us via this website, it will be used in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy. Please refer to our Privacy and Cookies Policy for further details.
  • The internet is not a secure medium. I cannot guarantee that any information you submit to us through our website or by email will arrive safely or be secure from interception by third parties.
  • These terms of use shall not exclude my ability to you for fraudulent misrepresentation me us or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
  • Material contained in this website is copyright ©2020 The Guitar Makers Guild unless otherwise stated. You may not copy, reproduce or redistribute any material contained in our website without written permission from The Webmaster.
  • These terms of use shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in respect of any disputes which may arise in relation to my website.
  • You agree and undertake to indemnify The Guitar Makers Guild against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal and other reasonable professional costs and expenses} suffered or incurred by The Guitar Makers Guild. 

  • If you fail to pay your subscription on time you will be removed from the Guild and all benefits such as using the Guild Crest will cease and be cancelled and any further use will not be allowed
  • If we get an enquiry as to whether you are a Member of the Guitar Makers Guild in good favour you permit to our replying accordingly. This will only be basically to say "yes" or "no". No further details about you will be given
  • If it is decided to close the Guild anyone who is a Member or Associate Member of the Guild or undertaking any Grade will be allowed to continue to the end with all the relevant benefits and the Guild administration will stay in place for 12 months after such closing.

Main Points
  • We make no representation and give no warranty as to the accuracy or quality of information received by any person via the Website and we shall have no liability for any loss or damage to any data stored on the Server. 
  • You will not use the Website in any manner which infringes any law or regulation or which infringes the rights of any third party, nor will you authorise or permit any other person to do so. 
  • You will not upload, post, link to or transmit: 
  • a. any material which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, malicious, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, blasphemous, profane or otherwise objectionable in any way. 
  • b. any material containing a virus or other hostile computer program. 
  • c. any material which constitutes, or encourages the commission of, a criminal offence or which infringes any patent, trade mark, design right, copyright or any other intellectual property right or similar rights of any person which may subsist under the laws of any jurisdiction. 
  • d. any material which is forbidden by our acceptable use policy 
  • You will not send bulk email whether opt-in or otherwise from the Website.
  • You will not employ programs which consume excessive system resources, including but not limited to processor cycles and memory. 
  • Any file you store on the Website will be reachable via a hyperlink from a page on your site. 
  • We reserve the right to remove any material which we deem inappropriate without notice. 
  • You shall keep secure any identification, password and other confidential information relating to your account and shall notify us immediately of any known or suspected unauthorised use of your account or breach of security, including but not limited to loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure of your password or other security information. 
  • You shall observe the procedures which we may from time to time prescribe and shall make no use of the Website which is detrimental to our other Members. 
  • You shall procure that all mail is sent in accordance with applicable legislation (including data protection legislation) and in a secure manner. 
  • You warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and if you are a company, you warrant that the Services will not be used by anyone under the age of 18 years. 
  • Any access to other networks connected to the Website must comply with the rules appropriate for those other networks. 
  • While we will use every reasonable endeavour to ensure the integrity and security of the Website, we do not guarantee that the Website will be free from unauthorised users or hackers and we shall be under no liability for non-receipt or misrouting of email or for any other failure of email. 

Your Privacy is important to us and we conform to the UK GDPR requirements. Please read our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
If unsure please contact us for clarification before using the website.