Richie’s Room – Terms and Conditions

These are the Terms and Conditions for the use of Richie’s Room ( ) – ‘the website’ or ‘this website’ throughout the rest of this page.  The website belongs to Richie Sills – ‘me’, ‘my’ or ‘I’ throughout the rest of this page.

Last updated

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 5 August 2019.

I reserve the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.   You can be kept up to date by bookmarking this page.

Acceptance of terms

By accessing and using this website, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. In addition, when using this website’s particular services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted and modified from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms and Conditions.

If you are under 18 years old, you must ask your parent or guardian to read and accept these terms on your behalf.


Governing law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.  If any provision(s) of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

My failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

The nature of the website

This website is a blog.

Posts are made about a variety of topics including Dogs (training, health, behaviour), Microsoft Excel (especially VBA), and Miscellaneous.  Unless stated otherwise, all posts are made by me.  They represent my opinion only – I do not post the opinions of any organisations that I may refer to in the posts. 

The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.  Consequently, you may only view, print out and use the website for your own personal, lawful, non-commercial use, provided that you do not:
a. remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the website;
b. use the website in any manner that may infringe any of our rights or the rights of a third party; or
c. reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit the website in any way, including for any commercial purpose, without prior written consent.

Content posted to the website

I may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that I determine in my sole discretion to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms and Conditions.

You agree that content you submit will not violate any right of any third-party, including intellectual property rights, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right.  You further agree that your comments will not contain defamatory or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the website or any related website.  You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead me or third-parties as to the origin of any comments.

I am not liable for any content posted by other users and which is available on the website.  In the event that you believe such content infringes any rights or is illegal, then you should let me know so that I may investigate.


I am not a professional in relation to the content posted on this website.  The information provided on this website is based on my personal experience and is not to be construed as professional advice. 

This website and its components are offered for informational and/or entertainment purposes only; this website shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the website, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information.  Any reliance on the material on this website is at your own risk.

You acknowledge that the website is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, and (to the fullest extent permitted by law), is provided without any guarantee, conditions or warranties.


To the maximum extent permitted by law: (a) I disclaim all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise in relation to this website, third party websites, links to third party websites, material and content; and (b) all implied warranties, terms and conditions relating to this website, third party websites, links to third party websites, material and content (whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise), including (without limitation) any warranty, term or condition as to accuracy, completeness, satisfactory quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any special purpose, non-­infringement and title are, as between me and you, hereby excluded.

I make no representation or warranty that this website, and/or any third party websites will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure or error-­free.

I will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with this website, any third party websites, links to third party websites, the material, content, downloads or any products or services offered on or through this website or third-party website, whether by me or on my behalf, for any: (a) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or (b) loss of goodwill or reputation; or (c) special or indirect or consequential loss.

If I am liable to you directly or indirectly in relation to this website, any third party websites, links to third party websites, the material, content, downloads or any products or services offered on or through this website or third party website, that liability (howsoever arising) shall be limited to the sums paid by you in consideration for me granting you membership to this website.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting my liability for death or personal injury caused by my negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by English law.

This website is controlled and operated by me in the UK.  I make no representation that material contained on this website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so the exclusions and limitations in this section may not apply to you in whole or part.

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