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Terms & Conditions


  1. www.free-instruction-manuals.com (the "Website") is operated by Trade UK, a trading name of Screwfix Direct Limited (company number 3006378) whose registered office is Trade House, Mead Avenue, Yeovil BA22 8RT ("we", "us" or "our").
  2. Through the Website you will have the opportunity to access and use free information relating to certain goods which may include information manuals produced by the manufacturer of those goods (the "Information").
  3. These terms and conditions (the "Terms") are the whole agreement between you and us about how you use the Website. They are a legal agreement between you and us and can only be amended with our consent. These Terms should be read in conjunction with any details provided on the Website about how the Website operates.
  4. By accessing and using the Website you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms.
  5. We reserve the right to update or amend these Terms at any time and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms regularly for any changes.
  6. The Website is available to residents of the United Kingdom only.

Privacy Policy

  1. Your privacy is very important to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy which details how we process personal information about you and the types of marketing material you may be sent.
  2. By using the Website, you are also indicating your acceptance to be bound by and grant the rights in the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Accessing the Website

  1. We reserve the right to impose, without prior notice, limitations on the Website for whatever reason, including maintenance work and further developments.
  2. We do not guarantee that the Website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error-free. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt the Website or any computer system, server, router or any other internet-connected device.
  3. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use the Website and is compatible with the Website. You also accept that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any content of the Website will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the safety and reliability of data input and output.

Using the Website

  1. You must use the Website and the information available from the Website responsibly. No such information may be used for or in connection with any unlawful, immoral or anti-social purpose, or in a manner which is or may be damaging to our name or reputation.
  2. In using the Website, you agree not to:
    1. use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;
    2. republish, reproduce, distribute, transmit or display any or all of the Website data and re-contact the companies on the Website database to create your own database;
    3. make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another;
    4. violate any applicable laws or regulations;
    5. use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of it; or
    6. attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the Website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website through hacking, password mining or any other means.

Intellectual Property Rights

  1. All intellectual property rights in the Website, the content of the Website ("Content") and the Information (including without limitation the design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) belong to us.
  2. Except as expressly set out in these Terms, nothing in these Terms shall give you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by us or our licensors. You shall not assert or attempt to obtain any such rights and you shall not use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, our name, trademarks, logos or other proprietary marks or any of the Content of this Website, in whole or in part, except as provided in these Terms.
  3. You may download information from the Website for your own personal non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, none of the Content or Information may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trade mark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.
  4. "free-instruction-manuals" and certain of our other logos or brand names on this Website are trade marks of or are licensed to us or our group companies and may not be reproduced without our express permission. Other organisations and company names referred to on this Website may be trade marks of their respective owners as indicated.


  1. We have the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Website at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of these Terms.
  2. We may also at any time, at our sole discretion, discontinue the Website or any part of it without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website.

Links To Third Party Websites

  1. The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others.
  2. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such websites.


  1. You agree to indemnify us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees against all liabilities, claims and expenses and hold us harmless for all claims brought by any third party arising out of or in connection with a breach by you of these Terms and any claim or demand brought against us by any third party arising out of your use of the Website , the Services and/or any Content submitted, posted or transmitted through the Website, including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by us in consequence of your breach of these Terms.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

  1. Use of the Website is at your own risk. The Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis.
  2. We accept no liability in relation to this Website, the Information and/or the Content, to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by applicable law. All terms implied by law are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law (including, without limitation, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose).
  3. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website, the Information and/or the Services.
  4. Subject to condition 8.5, we shall have no liability to pay any money to you by way of compensation other than any refund we make under these Terms, limited to a total aggregate sum of the amount paid by you (if any) for using the Services.
  5. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed so as to exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury as a result of our negligence and responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation and any other liability that cannot, under English law, be excluded.


  1. If any of these Terms should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Terms shall be severed and the remaining Terms shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
  2. Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address set out in condition 16 below by email and confirmed by post.
  3. Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms.
  4. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


  1. If we change the Terms we will post the changes on this page and we may also place notices on other pages of the Website so that you can at any time check our current policy.
  2. If we make any changes that may significantly affect the way we deal with your information, we will also e-mail you to notify you of the proposed changes, so that you may have your details removed from our records if you do not agree with the changes.

Contact details

  1. Address: Trade House, Mead Avenue, Houndstone Business Park, Yeovil BA22 8RT E-mail: online@screwfix.com Tel. 01935 414100