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Halo Terms and Conditions


These are the terms of supply for services available on https://www.localhalo.com/ ("Website"), on our applications, made available through our applications and/or directly via SMS ("Applications). The Website and Applications (together referred to as the "Site") are operated by or on behalf of Nay Protect Ltd (Halo, we, us and our). We are a limited company, registered in England. Our registered company number is 11348689, and our registered office is at 2A Hartington Road, London, E178AT. Your use of any of the services offered on the Site (Services) is subject to these terms and by signing up for or using any Service you agree to be bound by them. You should print a copy of these terms for future reference. Use of your personal information submitted to us in as part of the provision of the Services is governed by our Privacy notice and Cookies Policy. These terms were last updated March 2019

Registering with us

To use any of the Services, you must first register to set up an account with us by completing the account registration form available on the Site. You only need to register once. To register, you must be at least 18 years of age. Please note that additional eligibility criteria may apply to a particular Service, where indicated on the Site. It is your responsibility to ensure you satisfy all of the minimum eligibility criteria set out above before choosing to register with us. By doing so, you confirm to us that you do meet all of the minimum eligibility criteria. To register, you must provide us with accurate, complete and up-to-date contact information, including a mobile telephone number. You are responsible for the information you provide to us. You must promptly update your Halo account in the event of any changes to information you have provided. Registration is subject to approval by us in all cases, and we reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to decline any application for registration, without giving a reason. If we approve your registration, you will receive a notification from us. We may be required by law to carry out checks (including checks with credit reference agencies) for the purposes of confirming your identity.

Username and password

Upon registration for an account with us, you will be asked to utilise a phone number and personalised security credentials (an SMS pin code) to access your account. You must take all reasonable precautions to keep your personalised security credentials confidential and secure at all times. For example, you should not write down your personalised security credentials and you must take care that nobody sees (or overhears) you when using them in any context that could pertain to Halo's products or services. You are the only authorised user of your account and, accordingly, you must not disclose credentials in any form that would allow another entity to gain access or control to your account. You are responsible for all activities that occur using your phone number and personalised security credentials and you must contact us immediately if you discover or suspect any unauthorised use of your Halo account or error in the operation of your phone number and/or personalised security credentials (see Contacting us and complaints). If you discover or suspect any unauthorised use of your Halo account, you should immediately notify us immediately via email to privacy@localhalo.com We may, from time to time, with or without prior notice, temporarily suspend the operation of any Service if we believe there has been unauthorised access to your Halo account or we suspect it is being used to gain unauthorised access to your data. In the event we become aware of any major operational or security incident affecting the Services which could have an adverse impact on your interests, we are required to notify you of the incident and measures you can take to mitigate the impact.

Our Services

The Services are described more fully on the Site. We pledge that the Services will substantially conform to the relevant description on the Site and will be provided with reasonable care and skill. In particular, our Services involve the provision of account information services to you. This means that by using our Services, you agree that we may, either directly or through our trusted third party service provider Neighbourhood Watch Network; allowing them to notify you of certain activity concerning your area and interested where you have requested such notifications; and responding to messages you have submitted through your Halo account where you have opted in to communicating with them

Halo Plus

We may, from time to time, offer a trial additional premium suite of services for which we may charge an additional fee (the "Halo Plus Subscription Fee") per month (the “Subscription Period”). Some of the Halo Plus Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions. By signing up for the Halo Plus Services, you agree to these additional terms. Some of the Halo Plus Services may also be limited based on undisclosed qualifying criteria. By signing up for the Halo Plus Services, you are aware that you may not be eligible for all services at all times. Halo may change the price for the Halo Plus Services from time to time, and will communicate any price changes to you in advance and, if applicable, how to accept those changes. Price changes for Halo Plus Subscription Fees will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. As permitted by local law, you accept the new price by continuing to use the Halo Premium Service after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with the price changes, you have the right to reject the change by unsubscribing from the Halo Premium Service prior to the price change going into effect. Please therefore make sure you read any such notification of price changes carefully. All amounts and Halo Plus Subscription Fees stated or referred to in these Terms of Service: - are payable in the currency of your country; Your payment will automatically renew at the end of the “Subscription period”, unless you cancel your Paid Halo Plus Services Subscription through Halo before the end of the current Subscription Period. The cancellation will take effect immediately and you will be downgraded to the Free Service.

Changes to the Service and terms

As it is our policy to continually review and update our Service offerings, we reserve the right to make changes to any Service and/or to these terms from time to time. We will always give you as much notice as we reasonably can of such significant changes.

Service suspension and termination

We may, from time to time, with or without prior notice, temporarily suspend the operation of any Service and/or the Site (in whole or in part) for repair or maintenance work or in order to update or upgrade any contents, features or functionality. These terms will continue to apply until terminated by either party. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any contract between you and us ("Contract") or suspend and/or terminate any Service and/or your use of your account in the event that you have breached any of these terms. If you have breached these terms, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. Such a breach by you may result in our taking, with or without notice, all or any of the following actions: issue of a warning to you; immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use any Service; legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all recoverable loss and damage resulting from the breach; and/or disclosure of all relevant information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary. The responses described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we deem appropriate. You may terminate your account at any time, but you must notify us if you wish to do so (see Contacting us).

Access to the Services

We may, from time to time, restrict access to certain features, parts or content of the Services, or even all the Services, to users who have registered with us. In particular, we reserve the right to disable your account, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms or if any details you provide for the purposes of registering as a user prove to be false. We cannot guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or error-free operability of the Service. There may be times when certain features, parts or content of the Site, or the entire Site, become unavailable (whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis) or are modified, suspended or withdrawn by us, in our sole discretion. We will use our reasonable efforts to provide you notice when the Site and/or Service is to be unavailable or when we are modifying, suspending or withdrawing the Services but in some instances particularly where there is a security, or data breach threat or we are required by law, this may not be possible. We will give you notice if we decide to terminate provision of the Services on any Application or the Website.

What you are not allowed to do

Except to the extent expressly set out in these terms, you are not allowed to: ‘scrape‘ content or store content of the Site on a server or other storage device connected to a network or create an electronic database by systematically downloading and storing all of the content of the Site; remove or change any content of the Site or attempt to circumvent security or interfere with the proper working of the Site or the servers on which it is hosted; or create links to the Site from any other website, without our prior written consent, although you may link from a website that is operated by you provided the link is not misleading or deceptive and fairly indicates its destination, you do not imply that we endorse you, your website, or any products or services you offer, you link to (and do not frame or replicate) the home page of the Site, and the linked website does not contain any content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, vulgar, indecent, offensive or which infringes on the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party. You must only use the Services and anything available from the Site for lawful purposes (complying with all applicable laws and regulations), in a responsible manner, and not in a way that might damage our name or reputation or that of any of our affiliates. All rights granted to you under these terms will terminate immediately in the event that you are in breach of any of them.

Intellectual property rights

All intellectual property rights in any content of the Services (including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trade marks and logos) are owned by us or our licensors. Except as expressly set out here, nothing in these terms gives you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by us or our licensors and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading content from the Site. In the event you print off, copy or store pages from the Site (only as permitted by these terms), you must ensure that any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right notices contained in the original content are reproduced.

Service features and content

In all cases, information available through the Services is not intended to amount to authority or advice on which reliance should be placed. You should check with us or the relevant information source before acting on any such information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no promises, pledges or representations about the Services and/or the Site and we accept no liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of you or anyone else using the Services and/or Site or relying on any content available through the Services. We cannot and do not guarantee that any content provided as part of the Services will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content.

External links

The Services may, from time to time, include links to external sites, which may include links to third party offers and promotions. We include these to provide you with access to information, products or services that you may find useful or interesting. We are not responsible for the content of these sites or for anything provided by them and do not guarantee that they will be continuously available. The fact that we include links to such external sites does not imply any endorsement of, or association with, their operators or promoters.

Our liability

Nothing in these terms shall limit or exclude our liability to you: for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; for any promise made by us to you fraudulently; for breach of any term implied by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and which, by law, may not be limited or excluded; or for any other liability that, by law, may not be limited or excluded. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations that is caused by events outside our reasonable control.


You may not transfer or assign any or all of your rights or obligations under any Contract. All notices given by you to us must be given in writing to the address set out at the end of these terms. We may give notice to you at the email address you provide to us when signing up for an account. All notices and information we provide to you shall be in English. If we fail to enforce any of our rights, that does not result in a waiver of that right. If any provision of these terms is found to be unenforceable, all other provisions shall remain unaffected. These terms may not be varied except with our express written consent. These terms and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the subject matter of any Contract. We are required by law to advise you that Contracts may be concluded in the English language only and that no public filing requirements apply. These terms shall be governed by English law, except that if you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland, there may be certain mandatory applicable laws of your country which apply for your benefit and protection in addition to or instead of certain provisions of English law. Subject to the next paragraph and any entitlement to refer a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service, you agree that any dispute between you and us regarding these terms or any Contract will only be dealt with by the English courts, except that if you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland, you can choose to bring legal proceedings either in your country or in England, but if we bring legal proceedings, we may only do so in your country. The European Online Dispute Resolution platform http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/ provides information about alternative dispute resolution which may be of interest and we are required to inform you that you may use it if there is a dispute that cannot be resolved between you and us. Additional Terms. In conjunction with your access or use of the Services, you may be subject to additional terms, rules, policies, and conditions that are posted on the Website, including, but not limited to, terms and conditions for our referral or rewards programs (the “Additional Terms”), which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms. In the event of a conflict between any Additional Terms and these Terms, these Terms will control. Contacting us and complaints Please submit any questions you have about these terms, or any complaint or concern in relation to any Service through Halo or by email to gdpr@localhalo.com. Any complaints regarding our Services will be dealt with in accordance with our complaints handling procedures, a summary of which can be requested from us by email.