Terms and Condtions

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please read our conditions of use carefully as by using the Website you will be taken to have agreed to be bound by them. We reserve the right to vary the conditions of use at any time. You are advised to review the conditions of use on a regular basis, as you will be deemed to have accepted variations if you continue to use the Website after they have been posted.

1.    INTRODUCTION

This website (the “Website”), is owned operated and maintained by The Talk of Manchester Ltd.

The website provides a networking service (“Networking Service”) that enables owners and representatives of businesses to:

Register and pay (where appropriate) to become a member of The Talk of Manchester networking group. (“Networking Group”);

Register and pay (where appropriate) for events at UK venues.

By accessing, registering and using the Website, and participating in the Networking Service, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

2. REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIP

All applications for membership of The Talk of Manchester are to be made via the website by submitting the application form online, the Member is deemed to have signed the application form.

On completion of an application form, each new Member will receive an e–welcome pack which will contain a membership number. A membership card (where appropriate) will follow, posted to the postal address as stated on the application form.

On acceptance of the membership application by The Talk of Manchester Ltd, Members shall be bound during the continuance of membership by these Terms and Conditions including any amendments made in accordance with the procedure set out below.

The Talk of Manchester Ltd reserves the right at all times and in its absolute discretion to determine the number of Members and may accept or reject applications for membership as it feels fit.

Transfer of membership between individuals of the same organisation can be carried out subject to the Prevailing administration fee

Be able to participate in a number of aspects of the Networking Service corresponding to your Membership status

Your Membership continues indefinitely, and your Subscription Fee shall continue to be payable unless the member gives 28 days notice of termination in writing to The Talk of Manchester Ltd by emailing office@thetalkofmanchester.co.uk. We regret we are unable to offer refunds if membership is cancelled for whatever reason before the renewal date unless we receive notice of cancellation within 14 days of taking out membership by emailing office@thetalkofmanchester.co.uk

3. WARRANTIES: You warrant that:-

All registration details that you provide to us are true and correct and you will keep the information updated;

Your use of the Website and the Networking Service does not violate these terms and conditions nor breach any

Applicable laws;

You own all intellectual property rights in the content or that you have a licence from the owner of the intellectual property

Rights to post upload and display such content on the Website and the grant of the licence not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other person.

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4. CONTENT: In relation to content posted by you on the Website:-

You are responsible for all information which you post or upload or display to the Website;

You will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, harassing, obscene, threatening,

Invasive of a person’s privacy, pornographic, or otherwise in violation of any UK Laws relating to on-line conduct and with any applicable international laws (“Applicable Laws”).

You grant other users of the Website and the Networking Service the right to access the content;

You grant us a non-exclusive royalty free sub-licensable perpetual worldwide licence to use modify, publish, public on display and distribute such content on and through the Website and in any other form or medium.

You will not upload post or otherwise display any content which contain software viruses, or any that contains chain letters, bulk mail, junk mail, spam or similar.

5. ACCESS RESTRICTION, SUSPENSION, TERMINATION AND ALTERATION

The Talk of Manchester Ltd may at any time without notice and for any reason deny you access to the Website.

You agree that we may delete, edit, lock move or remove any content without notice and for any reason and/or to record the

IP address from which any content is posted, uploaded or displayed without notice and for any reason, (including, without limitation) content which is in breach of these terms.

If you are in breach of any of these terms, Networking In The City (Northern) Ltd may reveal your identity or any other related information collected on this service and to such extent such action constitutes processing for the purpose of the Data Protection Act you hereby consent to such processing.

6. LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES

Certain links on this Website lead to other Websites that will have separate privacy and data collection practices. The Talk of Manchester Ltd has no responsibility or liability for those third party policies.

 

7. EVENT BOOKINGS AND CANCELLATIONS

All event bookings for The Talk of Manchester events are to be made via the website by submitting the booking form online and payment (where appropriate), the Member is deemed to have signed the booking form.

Cancellations for paid for events and application for refunds must be made within 3 days of the event, otherwise it’s non-refundable. The cancellations and applications for refunds can be made by emailing office@thetalkofmanchester.co.uk

If notice is given by the delegate with at least 24 hours’ notice of the event, then it may be possible to defer the delegates booking to the next available event at the same location. After this time period even if notice is given it may not be possible to defer the booking and the delegate may lose their booking fee. Notice must be sent to office@thetalkofmanchester.co.uk

In the event the delegate cannot attend they may send a representative in their place.

 

8. INDEMNITY AND EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

Use of the Website and the Networking Service is at your own risk. Both are provided on an “as is” basis.

You are solely responsible for how you interact with other users of the Website and the Networking Service.

The Talk of Manchester Ltd disclaims all liability whatsoever whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) as a result of or in

Connection with the Website and/or the Networking Service for any economic loss, loss of goodwill or reputation, or

Special or indirect or consequential loss or otherwise and all implied warranties terms and conditions relating to the

Website and the Networking Service are hereby excluded. In particular The Talk of Manchester Ltd accepts no responsibility for any loss

or damage sustained by you as a result, directly or indirectly arising out of:-

the conduct of any user of the Website;

any technical or other failure of the Website;

your attendance at events and meetings with other users of the Website and Networking Service of The Talk of Manchester Ltd

does not provide any warranty as to the fitness or otherwise of the venue nor the owner and/or operator of the

venue at which Networking Group meetings take place;

Any dealings that you have with any users of the Website and/or the Networking Service;

Any subsequent arrangements, contracts, agreements or business relationships that you enter into with any person (whether a Member or otherwise) as a result of or facilitated by your use of the Website or Networking service

If The Talk of Manchester Ltd is found to be liable to you directly or indirectly in relation to the Website or the Networking Service that liability shall be limited to the annual Subscription Fee.

Nothing in these terms shall limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence.

You agree to indemnify us in full and on demand against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which we suffer or incur.

9. DATA PROTECTION AND INTELECTUAL PROPERTY

We will respect the privacy of your data which you supply to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and any other applicable data protection legislation. You agree that it is your responsibility to keep your data accurate and up to date and to send us new or revised data where appropriate. You further agree that we may use your data.

It is your responsibility to keep your password/membership number and log-in details confidential and use the security devices offered. Our security measures depend on you complying with this obligation and we are not responsible for any breach of your privacy due to your failure either to keep your password/membership number secure or to use the other security devices correctly.

We will use your data to administer your membership and Events you attend. When you attend an Event your name may be included on a delegate list. Where you obtain information about other Members you must use this in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Other Members may also use the personal data you make available in the Members directory. Do not make any information public which you do not want other Members to see.

If you have a concern about how another Member is using your personal data, or if you think it is being used in breach of these terms, please contact us at office@thetalkofmanchester.co.uk

You acknowledge that the internet is not a completely secure medium, and we therefore cannot be responsible for breaches of security arising out of intentional and/or unauthorised attempts to access the Site, for example, by computer hackers. In addition, we are not responsible for the use made of your personal data by other Members who access it through the Site

10. GENERAL

We may update these terms from time to time at our discretion. Amended terms shall become effective as soon as they are placed upon the Website and your continued use of the Website and the Networking Service constitutes acceptance by you of the updated terms.

The Talk of Manchester Ltd. Courthill House, 60 Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AJ   Company No: 7804 111