Terms and Conditions

If you use this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you make an offline booking with one of our sales teams, the terms and conditions may differ; this will be made clear on your advertising booking form if this is the case.


By completing the contact seller form on this website, you authorise us to keep a record of your details, and you authorise us to send an email on your behalf to the seller(s) of the business or franchise that you have enquired to.


  1. Definitions

In these terms and conditions, “we” and “us” means Direct Business Brokers. The address from which we provide these online services is Av De La Mancha 29b, Aguas Nuevas, Torerevieja 03184, Alicante, Spain “The Website” refers to www.directbusinessbrokers.com

  1. Access to the Website and content

2.1 The information provided by us on the Website is not in any way an invitation or recommendation to buy any products, services, business, franchise, property or other opportunity featured and you should seek appropriate independent advice before buying anything advertised on the website.

2.2 We are continually improving the Website, so specifications or design changes may be made at any time. We shall use reasonable commercial endeavours to keep the Website up to date but information and specifications given are for your information only and are subject to change without notice.

2.3 We try to ensure that pictures on the Website are as accurate as possible, but there are technical limitations outside of our control that may result in slight variations in colour and texture between the pictures originally uploaded and the pictures displayed. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy or image rights of the pictures uploaded by our advertisers.

2.4 We will endeavour to allow uninterrupted access to the Website, but access to the Website may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.

2.5 We reserve the right to change, modify, substitute, remove or limit access to any information on the Website. We will provide notice of this if it affects your personal data, in accordance with applicable UK law.

2.6 We assume no responsibility for the content of any other sites to which the Website links. We also cannot assume responsibility for the content or availability of advertisements placed on our website.

  1. Intellectual Property

The copyright in the material contained in the Website, together with its design, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software belongs to Innovare Media Limited, its advertisers or the providers of such information. All rights are reserved. None of this material may be reproduced or redistributed without our written permission. You may, however, download or print a single copy for your own non-commercial off-line viewing.

3.1 Other product and company names mentioned on this Website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

3.2 If you are an advertiser, you shall retain ownership of all copyright in data you submit to the Website. You grant us a world-wide exclusive, royalty-free, non-terminable licence to use, copy, distribute, publish and transmit such data in any manner.

  1. Exclusions of liability

4.1 We use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the data on the Website is accurate and to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable after being notified of them. We do not monitor, verify or endorse information submitted by third parties for posting on the Website and you should be aware that such information may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties and representations (whether express or implied) as to the accuracy of any information contained on the Website. We do not guarantee that the Website will be fault free and do not accept liability for any errors or omissions.

4.2 Due to the nature of electronic transmission of data over the internet, and the number of users by whom data is posted on to the Website, any liability we may have for any losses or claims arising from an inability to access the Website, or from any use of the Website or reliance on the data transmitted using the Website, is excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profit, data, revenue, business opportunity, anticipated savings, goodwill or reputation whether in contract, tort or otherwise arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or use of the Website save where such liability cannot be excluded by law.

4.3 We do not give any warranty that the Website is free from viruses or anything else which may have a harmful effect on any technology, although our best efforts are made to ensure that this remains the case.

  1. Exclusion of liability for suppliers’ goods and services

We promote a number of suppliers on the Website and offer you the opportunity to buy goods and services from those suppliers through the Website. We can accept no liability for any goods or services provided by third party suppliers. Any goods or services which are not stated to be provided by us are provided by third parties over whom we do not have control and you should satisfy yourself that you wish to purchase those goods or services before contracting with the supplier. The suppliers will be supplying on their own standard terms and conditions and you should check that you agree to those terms and conditions before placing an order.

  1. User name and password

6.1 On registering with us, you are issued with a user name and password which must be used in order to access certain restricted parts of the Website. The user name and password are personal to you and are not transferable. You can change your password whenever you wish via the self-service online tools.

6.2 Your username and password are the methods used by us to identify you and so are very important. You are responsible for all information posted on the Website by anyone using your username and password and any payments due for services accessed through the Website by anyone using your user name and password. Any breach of security of a user name and password should be notified to us immediately.

  1. Data submitted by users

7.1 We accept no liability for data supplied by any user for display on the Website and the limitations in condition 4 above (Exclusions of liability) apply.

7.2 If you submit data for display on the Website you are responsible for ensuring that the data is accurate, complete and up to date and for updating that data where necessary. If you submit data for display on the Website you are responsible for ensuring that no data is uploaded or submitted which is untrue, defamatory, obscene or abusive or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable laws or rights of third parties. You warrant that you have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that any data you upload or otherwise submit to the Website is free from viruses and anything else which may have a contaminating or destructive effect on any part of the Website or any other technology.

7.3 We reserve the right (without limiting our rights to seek other remedies) to remove offending material placed on the Website that we consider to constitute a misuse of the Website or which is otherwise harmful to other users of the Website.

7.4 You will indemnify us for any claim or loss (including without limitation, economic loss) suffered by us arising out of your failure to observe these conditions.

  1. Data protection

8.1 We are committed to protecting your privacy. Please see our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy for further advice on this.

8.2 We will collect and use information supplied by you and other users of the Website to improve the Website and personalise your experience when you visit the Website. We may also use it to tell you about changes in our services or about features we think you may find interesting.

8.3 If you opt-in to receive newsletters and marketing emails from us, you may receive emails from our carefully selected third parties. We will also send you information about related business and franchise events and businesses. We will use your information to segment our emails based on where you are and what you have enquired on. We’ll also track the performance of our campaigns. If you do not consent to having your data used in this way, you must unsubscribe by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link on an email, and/or adjusting your settings on the profile page on the ‘My Daltons’ tab.

8.4 We employ third party companies to process payments on our behalf. Card payments within the Online Payment Portal are processed through software provided by Netbanx and your payment is authorised through a division of Lloyds TSB called Lloyds Cardnet.They have access to the personal data they require to perform the functions but may not use personal data for any other purposes and they must process personal data in accordance with all UK data protection law. Netbanx will not collect or store your personal data. Lloyds Cardnet will store your personal data and may transfer to, process and hold your personal data in countries within the European Economic Area and outside it in order to perform their duties. Both offer a secure environment for online card payments.

8.5 Under the Data Protection Act 1998 we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.

8.6 You may edit your personal information at any time.

  1. Cookies

We use cookies to personalise your experience of the Website. For more information about cookies please see our Cookie Policy.

  1. Termination of the relationship between you and the Website

10.1 We may terminate your access to the Website and the services within it at any stage.

10.2 If you wish to have your details deleted from the Website, you must make this request in writing, either by email or by post.

10.3 All disclaimers, indemnities and exclusions in these terms and conditions shall survive termination of the agreement, irrespective of the reason for termination.

  1. Formation of sale agreement: advertising and/or membership subscriptions

11.1 An agreement for us to sell you goods or services is made on the basis of these terms and conditions when we accept your order for goods or services by confirming receipt of your payment for the goods or services. (This agreement between us is referred to in these terms and conditions as “this agreement”.)

11.2 The description of the goods or service, price, currency, VAT and/or any other applicable costs will be set out in the order page.

  1. Orders & Payment

12.1 Orders shall be accepted at our sole discretion but are normally accepted if the goods or services are available, the order reflects current pricing, you are based in a country to which we are currently able to sell and your credit or account card is authorised for the transaction.

12.2 We will confirm receipt of your order when we confirm receipt of your payment by e-mail. In most cases your order will be accepted automatically following payment. We accept no responsibility for damages caused by the late acceptance of an order, whether due to technical error, staff availability or other factors.

12.3 We shall charge your account for payment when we receive your order.

  1. Scope of advertisements

The content of the Website is directed solely at those who access the site from the United Kingdom. We make no representation or warranty that any goods referred to in the Website are available or are otherwise suitable for use outside the United Kingdom.

  1. Refund policy

14.1 If you have purchased the 6 month advertising package and you have sold your business within the first 5 months of advertising term, you will be due a refund of £99. You agree to provide us with formal proof confirming that the sale has completed, and stating a completion date. The proof can be either a solicitor or accountant document. We will not issue a refund until formal proof of sale has been received.

14.2 We will not issue a refund on other online advertising packages, online subscriptions or any other digital services or goods that you have purchased from the Website.

  1. Liability

15.1 If you have a valid claim in respect of any of the services purchased which is based on any defect or technical flaw, or if the services fail to meet specification in accordance with this agreement, we shall be entitled to reissue the service on a pro rata basis free of charge or, at our sole discretion, refund to you the price of the service (or a proportionate part of the price paid).

15.2 We will take all reasonable care to keep your order secure, but in the absence of our sole negligence we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party obtains unauthorised access to any data (including credit and account details) you provide when accessing or ordering from the Website. It is up to you to keep your username and password secret.

15.3 We shall not be liable to you in connection with this agreement in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss of profit, anticipated savings or data (in each case whether direct or indirect) or any indirect loss.

15.4 Our aggregate liability to you in connection with this agreement shall not exceed the value of the goods ordered by you.

  1. Statutory Rights

These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights (if appropriate) as a consumer.

  1. Matters outside our control

We shall not be liable to you or in breach of this agreement for delay or failure to perform if the delay or failure is due to a cause beyond our reasonable control.

  1. E-mail, user name and password

18.1 E-mails to you shall be to the address(es) you specify to us. You agree to give us an accurate and valid e-mail address. You agree to notify us of any changes to your email address or other personal data such as surname or home address.

18.2 You will be responsible for any payments due for goods ordered through the Website by anyone using your user name and password. You are not permitted to share your login details with any third party.

  1. General

19.1 All information and services on this website are focused on helping people buy and sell businesses and franchises. You should only contact an advertiser advertising on this website if you have a genuine interest in purchasing the business, property, franchise, product or service being offered. Use of this website to collect information on, or make contact with persons for any commercial purpose, including but not limited to making contact to offer your or any third party’s goods or services, or otherwise seeking to solicit business in any way is strictly forbidden.

19.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforce-ability of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.

19.3 We may modify these terms and conditions at any time by publishing the modified terms and conditions on the Website.

19.4 If we fail to enforce a right under this agreement, that failure will not prevent us from enforcing other rights, or the same type of right on a later occasion.

19.5 If you have a complaint about us or the Website, you agree to contact us in writing, either via email or by post.

  1. Governing law

20.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

20.2 Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which both parties submit.

  1. Disclaimer

We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result or your use of the website unless that loss comes about as a result of some fraud or serious misconduct on the part of us. We do not conduct any investigations or due diligence into any parties advertising on the website and can accept no responsibility nor liability whatsoever, for any claims, costs, losses, expenses or damages howsoever arising whether direct, indirect or consequential in respect of any omissions or consequences of actions taken by users based on any information, opinions or advice contained on the website. In addition, any advertisements on the website do not constitute a binding offer so that acceptance by the user can bind the party advertising on the website or us.

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