Terms and Conditions
These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.livedifrent.com (our site).
Who we are and how to contact us
www.livedifrent.com is a site operated by Sigma Capital Property Ltd (“We”). We are registered in Scotland under company number SC219919 and have our registered office at 18 Alva Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 4QG. Our main trading address is 18 Alva Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 4QG. Our VAT number is GB813830935.
We are a Limited Company.
To contact us, please email [email protected].
By using our site you accept these terms.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
There are other terms that may apply to you
We may make changes to these terms
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 15.02.2023.
We may make changes to our site
We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
We may suspend or withdraw our site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
Our site is only for users in England OR the UK
Our site is directed to people residing in England OR the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
How you may use material on our site
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Do not rely on information on this site
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
The particulars for each property type are believed to be accurate but they are not guaranteed and do not form a contract. The lessor does not accept any responsibility in respect of these particulars, which are not intended to be statements or representations of fact and any intending lessee must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. Any floorplans and images on this website are for illustrative purposes only and are not necessarily to scale.
We are not responsible for websites we link to
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Rules about linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy as stated within these terms and conditions.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].
Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?
Money Off Incentive (the “Money Off Offer”)
The Money Off Offer, as set out in detail in relevant Property Listings on the Website www.livedifrent.com (“Listings”), is open to applicants of DifRent properties only. Any time restrictions, including the closing date of an Offer or on the limited number of plots applicable, will be set out in the relevant Listings. Applicants must be over the age of 18. By submitting an application, all applicants are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions on this page.
Applicants are required to follow the application instructions and make reference to the Offer when submitting an application to DifRent (or via partnered third party agents) at www.livedifrent.com between any dates provided in the relevant Listings. Applications received after this time will not be eligible for the Money Off Offer. Applications that are deemed to be successful are entitled to receive money off their first month’s rent only on signing a tenancy agreement, unless otherwise stated (a “Successful Applicant”). Full rent is required from month two and for the remainder of the tenancy. The Money Off Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other money off rent offer, but may be used in conjunction with the nil deposit incentive, subject to agreement.
The Money Off Offer is valid on selected plot(s) only. All applicants acknowledge that the Money Off Offer may not be the exact property in view or provided in the Money Off Offer imagery. The Money Off Offer does not include any rental add-ons such as parking, amenity space, storage, Sky TV or broadband. A Successful Applicant will be provided with an inventory setting out the condition of the property and the contents at the beginning of the Tenancy Agreement. A check out of this inventory will be prepared upon termination of the Tenancy Agreement and the Successful Applicant will be required to pay compensation for any damaged caused to the property or its contents. Any unpaid rent must be paid in full upon termination of the Tenancy Agreement. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to substitute the Money Off Offer for a reasonable equivalent.
The Money Off Offer is not transferable in the whole or in part for cash alternative.
The Money Off Offer is promoted by Live DifRent (a trading name of Sigma Capital Group plc (03942129),
Nil Deposit Incentive (the “Nil Deposit Offer”)
The Nil Deposit Offer, as set out in detail in relevant Property Listings on the Website www.livedifrent.com (“Listings”), is open to applicants of DifRent properties only. Any time restrictions, including the closing date of a Nil Deposit Offer or on the limited number of plots applicable, will be set out in the relevant Listings. Applicants must be over the age of 18. By submitting an application, all applicants are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions on this page.
Applicants are required to follow the application instructions and make reference to the Nil Deposit Offer when submitting an application to DifRent Homes (or via partnered third party agents) at www.livedifrent.com between the dates provided in the relevant Listings. Applications received after this time will not be eligible for the Nil Deposit Offer. Applications that are deemed to be successful are entitled to have their rental deposit waived on a new lease (a “Successful Applicant”). A holding deposit equivalent to one week’s rent is required to take advantage of the Offer and a £30 annual renewal fee is required. The Nil Deposit Offer is valid on selected plot(s) only. The Nil Deposit Offer may be used in conjunction with applicable Money Off Offers on the same selected plot(s).
All applicants acknowledge that the Nil Deposit Offer may not be the exact property in view or provided in the Nil Deposit Offer imagery. The Nil Deposit Offer does not include any rental add-ons such as parking, amenity space, storage, Sky TV or broadband. A Successful Applicant will be provided with an inventory setting out the condition of the property and the contents at the beginning of the Tenancy Agreement. A check out of this inventory will be prepared upon termination of the Tenancy Agreement and the Successful Applicant will be required to pay compensation for any damaged caused to the property or its contents. Any unpaid rent must be paid in full upon termination of the Tenancy Agreement. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to substitute the Nil Deposit Offer for a reasonable equivalent.
The Nil Deposit Offer is not transferable in the whole or in part for cash alternative.
The Nil Deposit Offer is promoted by Live DifRent (a trading name of Sigma Capital Group plc (03942129).
Competition Terms & Conditions
- Terms and Conditions
The following terms and conditions should be read together with information accompanying individual competitions posted on the Live DifRent Facebook page @LiveDifRent (the “Competition Details“) (together, the “Terms and Conditions“). Any terms not defined here shall have the meaning given to them in the Competition Details.
- The Promoter
The promoter of Live DifRent social media competitions (“Competition(s)”) is Sigma Capital Property Limited (SC219919) (trading as Live DifRent) with registered address at 18 Alva Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4QG (“Promoter“).
- The Competitions and How to Enter
3.1 Entry into the Competitions is free for all Entrants.
3.2 Detailed information on how to enter can be found in the Competition Details and all entries must be made in accordance with these.
3.3. The Competition will run from the Opening Date to the Closing Date. Entries received after the Closing Date shall not be valid. All Competition entries must be validly received by the Promoter, as described in the Competition Details and below.
3.4 The Promoter does not accept:
(a) responsibility for Competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged, delayed in transit, regardless of cause, for example as a result of postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, network server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or
(b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the Competition.
4.1 Competitions are open to all residents in the UK who fulfil the following conditions (“Entrants“):
(a) Entrants must be current tenants of the Promoter;
(b) Entrants must not be employees of the Promoter or any group companies of the Promoter (“Promoter Employees“) nor be members of the immediate family or household of Promoter Employees.
(c) Entrants must be aged 18 years or over or have obtained written parental or guardian consent to enter and claim a prize. The Promoter may ask the winner to provide proof of age.
4.2 In entering the Competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition.
4.3 The Promoter will not accept Competition entries that are deemed (in the sole discretion of the Promoter):
(a) to have been automatically generated by a computer;
(b) to have been completed by third parties;
(c) illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with, unlawful, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, threatening, discriminatory, offensive or which might otherwise bring the Promoter into disrepute;
(d) not originals of an Entrant; or
4.4 The Promoter will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Promoter to disclose the identity of or to locate anyone posting or linking any content to its Facebook or Instagram pages which infringes any third party rights or is in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law.
4.5 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the intention or spirit of the prize.
- The Prize
5.1 Details of the prize are found in the Competition Details.
5.2 The prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable and the Winners cannot request any alternative prize.
6.1 The Promoter’s decision as to the winner of the Competition is final and no discussion will be entered into.
6.2 The Promoter will announce the winner/winners by naming the winner on the DifRent Facebook page @LiveDifRent
6.3 The Promoter will contact the winner via the same method of communication used by the Entrant to enter the Competition (e.g. direct message on Facebook or email as applicable).
6.4 The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed the prize within 7 days of the Announcement Date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.
- Data Protection
7.3 By entering the Competition, if you are a winner you may be asked to take part in all reasonable publicity accompanying or resulting from the Competition.
- Ownership of Competition Entries and Intellectual Property
8.1. Entrants will retain copyright in the entries they submit.
8.2 Without prejudice to your data protection rights, you agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on its website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future and in connection with any publicity of the Competition. You agree to procure for the Promoter and its affiliates, a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in any Competition entry and any accompanying materials to use, display, sub-licence, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the Competition entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
8.3 Entrants must not have infringed the rights of any other party or breached any laws when submitting their Entries. If an entry contains reference to or images of a person, the consent of that person (or their parent or guardian if they are under 18) must have been obtained.
- Third Party Websites
9.1 The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for third party websites including any social media sites from which Competitions may be launched.
9.2 Entrants agree to comply with terms and conditions of such third party websites (“Third Party Website Terms“) and to indemnify the Promoter for any action which places the Promoter in breach of Third Party Website Terms.
10.1. Except for death or personal injury caused by negligence of the Promoter or its agents or representatives or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, neither the Promoter, nor its agents or representatives assume responsibility for:
(a) any prize that is not redeemed;
(b) any personal property;
(c) any loss of enjoyment or wasted expenditure;
(d) any system failures or malfunctions of any third party websites;
(e) any incomplete, lost, delayed or late entries;
(f) any failure to fulfil obligations of any third parties involved in the Competition;
(g)any fault, malfunction, damage, loss or disappointment suffered by the participants in the Competition howsoever arising from participating in the Competition;
(h) communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilised in any aspect of the Competition;
(i) inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet, or any website (including without limitation any social media websites) or any combination thereof;
(j) any injury or damage to a participant which may be related to or arising from the Competition or the Prize;
(k) the Competition or any website in connection with the Competition not running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer, virus, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competition; and/or
(l) any other matter outside of the Promoter’s reasonable control.
10.2. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects your statutory rights.
10.3. To the extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law are expressly excluded from these Terms and Conditions.
10.4. The winner or winners of a Competition agree to indemnify and keep indemnified the Promoter, its group of companies and their officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, losses, damages and expenses (including legal and other professional fees) arising out of or in connection with any allegations or claims resulting directly or indirectly from:
(a) their entry into the Competition; and/or
(b) their receipt and use of any prize.
11.1. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these Terms and Conditions if it has reasonable grounds for doing so. Any changes to the Competition or these Terms and Conditions will be announced by the Promoter through its social media accounts.
11.2. By entering the Competition you accept the Terms and Conditions.
11.3. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other competent authority to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.
11.4. If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with whatever modification is necessary to give effect to the commercial intention of the Promoter.
11.5. No failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under these Terms and Conditions or by law or any abandonment of any such right or remedy shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
11.6. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
11.7. The Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim which may arise out of or in connection with the Prize Draw or these terms.
Event Rules of Attendance
DifRent provide on-site events for entertainment purposes, for the benefit and enjoyment of our tenants.
In order for these to be fully and safely enjoyed, we advise the below points are followed:
- Where food or consumables are to be provided (as detailed in any event communications), we recommend tenants advise the DifRent team ahead of time regarding any specific dietary requirements. Full ingredients can be made available on request. Where possible, allergies and intolerances will be taken into consideration
- We advise that all under 18 attendees are accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. Events will be held on-site, but these will include public areas including pavements. It is not guaranteed that roads will be closed for events, so please take care when attending and be aware of road and walkway users.
- We’re delighted to sometimes have animals at our events, as an added element of fun for adults and children alike. This will always be disclosed in any event communications. Whilst they will always be managed by professional animal handlers, please do keep in mind that animals can be unpredictable. We advise small children are closely monitored so they are able to engage with the animals in a safe manner. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the DifRent team prior to the event.
Additional Terms & Conditions
A Successful Applicant must pass all necessary checks required by law. These include, but are not limited to, credit checks, proof of Right to Rent in the UK and the provision of a valid passport and/or visa in person prior to the tenancy commencing. In the event that a Successful Applicant does not meet the requirements, such Successful Applicant will not be entitled to make use of the Offer.
A Successful Applicant must agree to sign a tenancy agreement for a minimum duration of 12 months (the “Tenancy Agreement”) within a maximum of five (5) business days of receipt of the Tenancy Agreement.
Multiple applications will not be accepted. Applications on behalf of other people will not be accepted. A Successful Applicant may be asked to provide identification in person. Where an application is conditional upon or only available to applicants based on their occupation (including, but not limited to, NHS staff or construction workers), proof of employment must be provided in the application to qualify for the Offer. All applicants must provide their name, email, telephone number and current home address. A Successful Applicant who is not contactable or who fails to return contact within a maximum of five (5) business days of notification risks their application being withdrawn and thereby forfeit their use of the Offer and no compensation will be given.
These terms are governed by the laws of England & Wales.