Goodpeople Terms and Conditions
Please read these General Terms carefully before you start to use the Site, as these will apply to your use of the Site. We recommend that you print a copy of these General Terms for future reference.
By using the Site, you confirm that you accept these General Terms and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these General Terms, you must not use the Site.
We may revise these General Terms at any time by amending this page. Please therefore check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes, as they will be binding on you. If we make significant changes to these General Terms, we may also notify you by other means such as posting a notice on our home page.
1. Information About Us
The Site is operated by The GoodPeople Business Ltd ("we", "our" or "us"). We are registered in England & Wales under company number 07447400 and have a registered office at GoodPeople, c/o Simmons Gainsford, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DQ. Our VAT number is GB 134 6669 93
If you need to contact us in relation to these General Terms, please email us at info@GoodPeople.co.uk
2. Access to the Site
2.1. Subject to any separate contractual obligations we may owe to any users of our paid services, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Site are unavailable at any time or for any period and we do not guarantee that the Site will always be available or be uninterrupted.
2.2. From time to time, we may restrict access to all or some parts of the Site at our sole discretion.
2.3. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party.
2.4. We reserve the right to disable any user identification code or password, or restrict or deny you access to all or some parts of the Site for any reason, including if, in our sole opinion, you have failed to comply with these General Terms.
2.5 If you know or suspect that anyone other than yourself knows your user identification code or password or has used such code or password to access the Site, you must promptly notify us using the contact details provided in clause 1 above.
3. Intellectual Property and Permitted Uses
3.1. We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
3.2. You may print and download extracts from the Site for personal non-commercial use on the following basis:
3.2.1. no documents or related graphics are modified in any way;
3.2.2. no graphics are used separately from accompanying text; and
3.2.3. no copyright and trade mark notices are removed.
3.3. You agree not to:
3.3.1. use the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining our prior written agreement; or
3.3.2. copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit in any form or by any means any content of the Site except as permitted above.
4. Material Submitted by You
4.1 Except for information that identifies you personally (e.g. your name, address, telephone number, email address and CV or profile), any material which you submit to us or upload to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary such that we shall have the right and you hereby grant us the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties for any purpose.
4.3 You agree not to submit to us or upload to the Site any material:
4.3.1 that is false, misleading, defamatory, discriminatory, threatening, offensive, abusive, likely to cause someone anxiety or distress, encourages violence or racial or religious hatred, blasphemous, pornographic, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy; or
4.3.2 that infringes any intellectual property rights. This means generally that you must own the rights in everything you submit to us or upload to the Site or must obtain permission from the rights owner to submit or upload the material; or
4.3.3 which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data); or
4.3.4 which encourages or teaches conduct that is a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise unlawful.
4.4 We are not obliged to use material submitted or uploaded by you and we may remove from the Site and our database any of the material submitted or uploaded by you at our sole discretion.
4.5 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone submitting material in breach of this clause 4.
4.6 You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the 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 the Site will cease immediately.
4.7 You further warrant that any material submitted to us or uploaded to the Site by you will comply with this clause 4 and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of this warranty. This means that you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of this clause 4.
4.8 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials submitted to us or uploaded to the Site by you.
5. Data Protection and Privacy
6. Third Party Content and Links
6.1 We are not liable or responsible for any third party content on the Site. Third party content includes, for example, material posted by other users of the Site, job vacancy advertisements and display advertising.
6.2 Where the Site contain links to other sites and resources which are provided by third parties, these links and resources are provided for your information only and you access them at your own risk. We are not liable or responsible for the content of third party sites or resources.
7. Our Liability
7.1. The material contained on the Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice on which you should rely. You should carry out your own checks in respect of any information on the Site and use your own judgement before doing or not doing anything on the basis of what you see. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees that the content on the Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
7.2 Unless expressly stated in writing by us or required by law, we give no warranties of any kind in relation to the materials on the Site.
7.3. We will not be liable whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise for:
7.3.1 your use of or inability to use the Site;
7.3.2 any action you may take as a result of relying on any information/materials provided on the Site or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking such action; or
7.3.3 any dealings you have with third parties (e.g. other users or advertisers) that take place using or facilitated by the Site; or
7.3.4 any losses which are not a foreseeable or likely consequence of (i) your use of the Site, or (ii) a breach by us of these General Terms.
7.4 If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
7.4.1 loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
7.4.2 business interruption;
7.4.3 loss of anticipated savings;
7.4.4 loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
7.4.5 any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
7.5 We are not responsible if you cannot use the Site properly or at all because of any event outside our control (e.g. the performance of your or our internet service provider, your browser or the internet.)
7.6 The Site relies in part on software to work. Whilst we monitor the Site and try to fix bugs promptly, we do not guarantee that the Site will be error free, available all the time and/or free from viruses. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
7.7 Nothing in these General Terms affects any liability which we may have for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
8. Validity of these General Terms
If any part or provision of these General Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other part or provision.
9. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These General Terms are governed by English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, use of the Site and these General Terms.
GoodPeople - incorporated as 'The Good People Business Ltd' ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy, together with our website General Terms and any other documents referred to on it, sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, by visiting www.GoodPeople.co.uk (the "Site") will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By visiting the Site you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is The Good People Business Ltd.
Collection of Personal Information
a. Information you give us
We collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address, employment and service history etc) when you fill in registration forms, submit comments to the Site, participate in message boards, blogs or any other user generated content facilities or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
b. Information we collect about you
In addition to personal information you give us, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the Site. With regard to each of your visits to our Site we may automatically collect the following information:
technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. Cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your visit. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. For further information about how to disable cookies using your browser settings, please go to: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
The Site uses the following Cookies:
- Cookies that carry session ids (against which the other data is tracked);
- a Cookie for carrying the users settings for the current session, for example, if text-editor tabs are set to visual or code;
- a test Cookie, used to see if Cookies are enabled; and
- a Cookie containing details of when the user last logged in.
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyse how users use the Site. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as visits and page hits. Google Analytics' cookies store IP addresses but we cannot link those addresses to any individual or path through the Site. Google uses the cookies to read information and evaluate visitors' use of the Site in the form of statistical reports that we can access. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Use of Your Personal Information
- to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
- to contact you, or permit selected third parties to contact you, with information and offers on products/services that you might find interesting;
- to provide you with customer service and support;
- to communicate with you about our business and services in general;
- to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, including personalising your visits to the Site to improve the services provided to you;
- to inform you about the latest changes to the Site, our products and services or promotional offers that you might find interesting;
- to enable you to share our content with others e.g. using an 'Share this' functionality;
- to conduct market research;
- to carry out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Site;
- to administer the Site and for internal operations; and/or
- as part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We may share your personal information:
- with other companies within the GoodPeople Ltd group of companies, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
- with selected third parties so that they may contact you with information and offers about goods and services which may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your personal information in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data
We may further disclose your personal information to third parties:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- in the event that we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.
By using the Site, you agree to these disclosures of personal information and we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that all such third parties protect your personal information adequately.
In relation to any other third parties we will only disclose your personal information where you have given your consent or where we are required to do so by law, or where it is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.
Where we store your personal information
The personal information that we collect from will not be transferred to, or stored at, any destination outside the European Economic Area.
Keeping Your Personal Information Secure
We take the security of your personal information very seriously and have appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures in place to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure as required by law in England.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You have the right to access personal information that we hold about you. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us using the details set out below. We may charge a small administration fee (not exceeding the maximum permitted by law in England) in relation to fulfilling any request for access to personal information.
If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, change your marketing preferences or have any other privacy queries, please write to us (including full details of your request) at the following address:
The Good People Business Ltd
Strand, London WC2R 1LA
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