Terms of Use

These terms and conditions tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of the NewWorkMates website at [www.NewWorkmates.com] (the site) and any information, products and services made available on or through the site (collectively the Services). These terms and conditions should be read alongside, and are in addition, to our privacy policy. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By using the site, you agree that you have read, understood and agree to these terms and conditions and the privacy policy (each as amended from time to time). If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you must stop using the site immediately.

The site and the Services are provided by NewWorkMates Limited a company registered in England with company number 9959912 and registered office at 15 Chatsfield Place, London, United Kingdom, W5 2JD.

The site is a networking site only and is provided free of charge to members of the site. The site must not be used for commercial business purposes.

Registration

To receive the full benefit of the Services you must complete a registration. The nature of the Services is to provide a platform for registered users to view and contribute to social and business related forums on the site, to send private messages to other members and such other services as we may offer from time to time. To receive such information you must consent to us contacting you for these purposes, and we refer you to the section below regarding our  privacy policy.

Any user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures to be used to access the Services (security ID) that you choose or are provided with as part of the registration process must treated as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. Your security ID is personal to you and is not transferable, and is the method used by us to identify you and so is very important. You are responsible for all information posted on the site by anyone using your security ID. Any breach of security relating to your security ID should be notified to us immediately. We have the right to disable any security ID if in our sole opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions. You may not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with the site, nor access the Services other than through normal operation.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights in the site, and in the material published on it are protected by copyright laws around the world. Except as expressly set out in these terms and conditions, we (and our licensees) reserve our respective intellectual property rights in the site and the materials on it.

No intellectual property rights of any kind are assigned or licenced to you. You may print one copy, and may download extracts, of any page from the site for your personal reference, but you may not modify the paper or electronic copy and you must retain all of our notices. Other than as permitted above, you must not download, copy, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any part of the site or any Contribution (as described in the section below titled ‘Contributing to the site’) for any purpose without obtaining our prior written consent. You must not use any part of the materials on the site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

 

Contributing to the site

Whenever you upload, edit, modify, adapt or submit material or information to the site, or cause any of these actions to happen, or make contact through us with other users of the site (any of which is a Contribution), you must: (a) have (and will continue to have) all necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions which are required to enable us to use your Contribution for the purposes of providing the site, and otherwise to use your Contribution in the manner contemplated by the Services; and (b) ensure that the Contribution does not contain any third party material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights (including rights of privacy or rights of publicity), unless you are legally entitled to post the material in question and to grant us and other users of the Services the licence referred to in section 3.4 below; and (c) comply with the content standards set out below.

You warrant that any such Contribution complies with the paragraph above, and you agree to defend, indemnify and keep indemnified us and our licensees, sub-licensees, assignees and successors in title from and against any claim or alleged claim, suit or proceeding brought against us, our licensees, sub-licensees, assignees and successors in title based upon a claim that a Contribution breaches the above paragraph.

You grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable, world-wide licence to use, copy, distribute, publish, create derivative works and disclose to third parties any Contribution in connection with the site and the provision of the Services in any media formats and through any media channels.

We reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to decide whether a Contribution complies with the content requirements set out in the terms and conditions, and may without prior notice and at our sole discretion reject, edit or remove such Contribution. We do not monitor or police the site on a regular basis and as such we do not assume any responsibility for monitoring the site or the Services for inappropriate content or conduct. If you have a complaint or issue with any Contribution on the site, please contact us at contact@newworkmates.com  with your enquiry.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any Contribution by you or any other user of the site.

“DOs” and “DON’Ts”

You may use our site for lawful purposes only. All information that you provide us must be accurate and complete and it is your responsibility to ensure you update and maintain changes to that information by contacting us at contact@NewWorkmates.com We are entitled to rely on any information you provide to us.

You may not use our site (a) in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; (b) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect; (c) for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm others in any way; (d) to transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); (e) to collect any personal data of any other user; or (f) to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You may link to our site without our prior consent, provided you do so in a way that (a) is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it; (b) does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part; and (c) links to our home page. If you wish to make any use of our site other than as set in this paragraph, please contact us at contact@NewWorkmates.com with your enquiry.

Privacy

All information received by us from your use of our site will be used by us in accordance with our privacy policy. Please read this for details of how we may process your personal data.

Our liability to you

The site and the Services made available to you are provided on a temporary “as is” and “as available” basis without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to their accuracy. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend all or part of the Services provided on our site without notice. We will not be liable, to the fullest extent permitted by law, if for any reason our site and/or the Services are unavailable at any time or for any period. As the site and the Services are provided free of charge we have taken the approach to liability set out in the paragraphs below. If our approach is not acceptable to you then do not use the site and the Services.

To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude (a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and (b) any liability for loss or damage suffered in connection with the use of our site or any sites linked to it. This includes (i) all loss of any kind, whether in tort (including for negligence or breach of statutory duty), contract, misrepresentation (whether innocent or negligent) or otherwise; (ii) direct loss (those that are a foreseeable consequence of what happened, that is to say they could be contemplated by you and us at the time of you accepting these terms and conditions); and (iii)  indirect loss (those that happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable by you and us (such as loss of income, profits, goodwill or opportunity)).

Nothing above affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Our site may contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties. These links are provided for your information only and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Our site and the Services are made available to you for informational purposes only. Nothing in or on our site is intended to amount to advice (whether professional advice or otherwise), recommendations or endorsements of any kind and you should not rely on our site in such a way. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the information contained on our site by you or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

 

Changes

We may update our site and these terms and conditions, and may change the functionality and content of our site at any time. The latest version of these terms and conditions will always be available on the site, and by continuing to use the site and or the Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of any updates and amendments. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site and/or the Services, or close the site and/or the Services indefinitely. Any of the Contributions on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Other important terms

We may cancel your registration and terminate the legal agreement established by these terms and conditions for any reason and at any time. If we cease generally to provide the Services, a notice will be displayed on the site.

If any of these terms and conditions are found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the rest of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.

These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and us as parties to this agreement and, where applicable, your and own successors and permitted assigns) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

These terms and conditions set out the entire agreement between you and us and supersede any and all previous arrangements, understandings or agreements between you and us relating to the subject matter they cover.

These terms and conditions are governed by English law. In the event of any dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions, you and we shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. 

 

1st February 2016