Terms & Privacy

Here you can find the terms and conditions that govern use of our website and our privacy policy which shows how we protect any information that you give us.

Terms and Conditions

This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website and Appleton Signs, the owner(s) of this Website. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;

“Appleton Signs” means Appleton Signs, Unit 1, Waterloo Industrial Estate, Flanders Road, Hedge End, Southampton, Hants SO30 2QT;

“Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Appleton Signs makes available through the Website either now or in the future;

“System” means any online communications infrastructure that Appleton Signs makes available through the Website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User”/“Users” means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Appleton Signs and acting in the course of their employment; and

“Website” means the website that you are currently using (www.appletonsigns.co.uk) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.appletonsigns.co.uk) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the Appleton Signs via the Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

2. Intellectual Property

2.1 All Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Appleton Signs, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other relevant laws.

2.2 Subject to sub-clause 2.3 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by Appleton Signs.

2.3 Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.

3. Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Appleton Signs or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

4. Links to this Website

Those wishing to place a link to this Website on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site www.appletonsigns.co.uk without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of Appleton Signs. To find out more please contact us by email at sales@appletonsigns.co.uk.

5. Privacy

Use of the Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. Please see below.

6. Disclaimers

6.1 Appleton Signs makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Service.

6.2 No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

6.3 Whilst Appleton Signs uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

7. Availability of the Website and Modifications

7.1 The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

7.2 Appleton Signs accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

7.3 Appleton Signs reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

8. Limitation of Liability

8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Appleton Signs accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.

8.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Appleton Signs’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Appleton Signs.

8.3 Every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. However, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.

9. No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

10. Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

11. Third Party Rights

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party. The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and Appleton Signs.

12. Communications

12.1 All notices/communications shall be sent to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to sales@appletonsigns.co.uk. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.

12.2 Appleton Signs may from time to time send you information about our products and/or services. If you do not wish to receive such information, please click on the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in any email which you receive from us.

13. Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Appleton Signs shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Appleton Signs and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.


This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and Appleton Signs the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.

1. Scope of this Policy

This Policy applies only to the actions of Appleton Signs and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

2. Data Collected

2.1 This Website does not collect Data about our Users by any means unless you contact Appleton Signs via an email link which is included in the Website. This website does contain cookies.

2.2 From emails we may collect your name, your email address and any other information which you opt to supply.

2.3 This website uses an SMTP service called SendGrid (owned by Twilio) to handle the deliverability of emails through the website contact form. You can read more about Sendgrid and what information they handle here: www.twilio.com/legal/privacy.

2.4 A copy of emails submitted through the contact form may be stored in the website as a backup for 7 days, or until no longer needed.

3. Our Use of Data

3.1 Appleton Signs will use your Data for the following purposes:

3.1.1 [responding to the contents of your email to us;]

3.1.2 [internal record keeping;]

3.1.3 [improvement of our products/services;]

3.1.4 [transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;]

3.1.5 [contact for market research purposes which may be done using email. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website.]

4. Links to Other Websites

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. Appleton Signs has no control over such websites and is in no way responsible for the content thereof. This Policy does not extend to your use of such websites. Users are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

5. Accessing your own Data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Appleton Signs.

6. Security

6.1 Data security is of great importance to Appleton Signs and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

6.2 Specifically we use the following systems:

6.2.1 Campaign Monitor – for newsletter subscriptions

7. Changes to this Policy

Appleton Signs reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

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About us

Originally established as a small family business in 1967, Appletons has evolved into a successful printing, signage and manufacturing company with the original family still at the heart of the business.


Unit 1
Waterloo Industrial Estate
Flanders Road, Hedge End
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 2QT

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