Terms and Conditions

AGREEMENT

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Introduction

The “company” means Professional Services Training & Development Ltd, delivering a Vegan social network and business media platform for busy vegans and their friends through its trading name Busibuddies.

The use of the Busibuddies website is owned by Professional Services Training & Development Ltd whose registered office is at 50B Elfort Road Highbury London N5 1AZ.  

The website’s use and access by the user is full and unconditional acceptance of the terms and conditions set out herein.  Such terms govern the content, which herein includes all information, text, graphics, artwork, illustrations, photography, audio, video, podcast, images, trademarks, names, software, other content and logos or any other material uploaded and downloaded or appearing on this website (“the content’).

Any user not agreeing with any of these terms and conditions should not access any other pages comprising the Busibuddies website.  Access and use of the services set out herein is conditioned and subject to acceptance of and compliance with these terms and conditions.  By accessing or using the services you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement and the terms and conditions of use and service of the Busibuddies website are governed by and shall be construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of England.  

You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England to hear and determine any suit, action or proceedings or settle any disputes arising out of or in connection with this agreement and terms.

General Terms

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd fully reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of use of this website without notice and at any time.  The contents and terms of the Busibuddies website are continuously evolving and may be freely revised, modified or amended at any time, without prior notice, communication, warning or publicity. By continuing to access or use the services after such revisions, modification or amendments become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms and conditions.

We reserve the rights to limit the use, storage and retention of information at our sole discretion at any time without prior notification.   

Basic Terms

You are responsible and accountable for your use of the services contained within this website, for any content you post and generate, and for any such consequence thereof.  Whether such content is publicly posted or privately transmitted on the Busibuddies website, it is your sole responsibility.  

Though, we may monitor the content, we do not control the content posted and uploaded on the Busibuddies websites and, we therefore cannot take responsibility for such content.  Any use or reliance of any such content or material is at your own risk and you are strongly urged to make your own independent assessment, verification and judgement.

We do not endorse, sanction, approve, support, represent, warranty or guarantee the accuracy, trustworthiness, reliability or completeness of any content or communications uploaded and neither do we endorse and sanction any expressed opinions of any users, which are the sole opinion of the users themselves and not of Busibuddies.  

The content you submit, place, post, generate or display may be viewed by other users of the services and other third party services.  We strongly ask and suggest that you carefully consider the content you wish to share with and make available to others, under these terms and conditions.

Use of these services equates to your agreement to formulate and enter into a legally binding contract with Busibuddies and its owner Professional Services Training & Development Ltd and on the basis that you are not a person, business or company barred or prevented from using such services under the laws of England or any other applicable jurisdiction.  Use of these services is only in compliance with these terms and conditions and all national laws of England and all public international laws.

While Busibuddies is intended to promote good business practice amongst members, you understand that in accessing and using these services, you may be subject to and exposed to content that is misleading, erroneous, deceptive, inaccurate, harmful, offensive or otherwise inappropriate. Under no circumstances will Professional Services Training & Development Ltd be liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to errors, omissions or actions in any content or any loss or damage of any kind whatsoever incurred as a consequence of the use of any content uploaded, emailed, forwarded, transmitted, podcast, video, broadcast or otherwise.

The services Busibuddies provides may include advertisements and marketing, targeted to the content or information on the services, any such enquiries made through the services, or any other information. The nature, type and extent of advertising or marketing by Professional Services Training & Development Ltd on the services is subject to change.  As a consequence to and in consideration for Professional Services Training & Development Ltd granting you use and access of the services, you agree that Professional Services Training & Development Ltd and its third party suppliers, providers, affiliates, partners may place such advertising on the services or in connection with the display of content or information from the services whether submitted by you or by others.

Any comments, observations, feedback, or suggestions you may provide concerning Busibuddies or its services is provided entirely voluntarily and we shall be free to use such comments, feedback or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

Disclaimer

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd excludes its liability for any damages that may occur related to the information contained within this site.  We accept no responsibility for any loss that may arise from reliance on information contained in this site.  

Although we aim to provide in good faith, correct and up-to-date information, Professional Services Training & Development Ltd makes no express or implied warranty concerning the accuracy, exactness, integrity, suitability or completeness of the contents contained within the Busibuddies website.  

For the avoidance of doubt, Professional Services Training & Development Ltd excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all warranties and conditions in relation to the website and content whether express or implied, including but not limited to any liability be it in contract, tort (negligence) or otherwise for any incorrect or misleading information or implied warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose contained in the website.  

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd makes no representations and does not warrant:

  1. that the information selected for the website is comprehensive, complete, verified, organised or accurate;
  2. that it is licensed by the copyright or database right owner of any third party content to include or reproduce such content in the website;
  3. that the website or its content will be uninterrupted or error-free; and
  4. that the server from which the website is available is free of viruses or bugs.

You specifically agree that Professional Services Training & Development Ltd shall not be held responsible for any unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the website.

You specifically agree that Professional Services Training & Development Ltd shall not be held responsible for any service interruption, damage or virus which may affect the computer or other hardware, material or equipment of users while navigating the Busibuddies website.  Such service interruption, permanent or temporary, may be without prior notice. The website is provided for information purposes only and the website and its content are made available “as is” and “as available.”

You specifically agree that Professional Services Training & Development Ltd shall not be held responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights.

Please note that where a Content Licence Agreement is granted, Professional Services Training & Development Ltd does not accept any liability for any loss of data, software, revenue, profit, cost, expense, or otherwise or any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage that may arise out of or in connection with the use, lack of availability or content of the websites.

Nature of Liability

Except to the extent it is unlawful to exclude or limit such liability (as set out below), in no event will Professional Services Training & Development Ltd be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages including, but not limited to loss of profit, loss of data, loss of business or any other loss arising out of or resulting form access to the content or the website or breach of this agreement even if Professional Services Training & Development Ltd has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  The forgoing shall apply regardless of the negligence of Professional Services Training & Development Ltd and regardless of whether such liability is found in contract, negligence, tort or any theory of liability except for fraud.

Nothing in this website shall exclude Professional Services Training & Development Ltd from fraudulent misrepresentation, or death or personal injury resulting from the Company’s negligence or that of its employees.

In the event that Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is held liable, the total liability of the company, whether in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the website shall not exceed the sum of £1,000 for any one incident or series of incidents.  You should be fully be aware that Busibuddies is not a consumer website and is not intended for consumers.  The website is only intended for business owners and professionals.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by Professional Services Training & Development Ltd to enforce any right or provision of these terms or failure by you to perform any provision of these terms shall operate or be construed as a waiver in respect of any other right, provision or failure (whether of a like or different character).  In the event that any provision of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these terms will remain in full force and effect.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Professional Services Training & Development Ltd, its trustees, officers, employees and agents from and against any claims, demands, damages, causes of action, loss or judgments arising from your breach of these terms of use.

Termination and Access Restriction

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the website and the related services or any portion thereof with or without cause at any time.

Intellectual Property and Database Rights

The information, text, graphics, artwork, illustrations, photography, audio, video, podcast, images, trademarks, names, software, other content and logos (“content”) contained in the website and are protected by copyright, database right and/or trademark laws.  They are also proprietary to Professional Services Training & Development Ltd or its licensors and may be protected by rights in confidence.  Professional Services Training & Development Ltd has the right to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, transmit, display, exhibit, publish and distribute such content in any and all media or any other distribution format.

For database right purposes Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is the maker of the website.  This website is Copyright © Professional Services Training & Development Ltd (2010).

The reproduction, permanent storage or retransmission of the contents of this website is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Professional Services Training & Development Ltd.  

The contents of the website may only be viewed and momentarily transferred to user’s computers exclusively for personal and not for commercial use.  Users are not permitted to modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, transfer, publish, sell or use in any way whatsoever any information, content or images contained in the Busibuddies website.

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd may at its own discretion grant Content Licence Agreements for the commercial re-use of the contents of its websites.  In such circumstances, only a current Content Licence Agreement holder who satisfies all the requirements of the Licence Agreement may modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, transfer, publish or use any information, content or image contained in the Busibuddies website.

All goodwill associated with the use of the Busibuddies and Professional Services Training & Development trade names, trade marks, brand names shall inure solely to the benefit of Edward Daniel and Professional Services Training & Development Ltd and you may not assert any claim or ownership to any trade names, trade marks, and brand names or to the goodwill or reputation thereof.  

Data Protection and Privacy

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is determined at protecting and safeguarding the user’s privacy.

The mere use of these websites does not necessarily imply the collection of personal data.  

Nevertheless, personal information is collected when you register on our website, publications or events.  During the registration process Professional Services Training & Development Ltd asks for your name, email address, date of birth, gender, address and postcode, as well as personal and professional interests and responsibilities.  The more accurate the information you volunteer, the better we are able to tailor your experience to our website and the facilities we may be able to assist you with.  Once you register, you no longer remain anonymous to Professional Services Training & Development Ltd.

You understand that through your use of Busibuddies, you irrevocably consent to the collection and use of this information, including the transfer of this information to England and any other countries for storage, safekeeping, processing, and use by Busibuddies and its owner Professional Services Training & Development Ltd.  You also understand that by using the Busibuddies website, you consent to Busibuddies providing you with certain communications and transmissions, such as service and administrative messages and newsletters. Though, you can opt-out of receiving newsletters from us.

Please also note that by agreeing to complete your profile you expressly agree and consent to other business and professional members on our system to view your profile.  You may however, choose not to disclose your email address on your profile.  At all material times, we cannot accept responsibility for safeguarding any information you wish to disclose to others.

If you contact Professional Services Training & Development Ltd, we may keep a record of such correspondence.  We may occasionally ask users to complete surveys that we use for research and evaluation purposes.  The responses to such surveys help us to improve the service we are able to offer to our readers and enable us to provide a more personalised service.  

Please rest assured that the research that is compiled and analysed by Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is not shared with anyone else other than joint ventures with business, who may occasionally be engaged by us to supply services on our behalf.

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is prohibited by virtue of the Data Protection Act 1998 from disclosing any of your person identifiable information except when we have your express permission or under special circumstances, such as when the law requires it or when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms, Database rights, copyright infringement, or causing injury or harm to our rights or property, other users, or anyone else that may be harmed by such activities.

No data transmission over the internet can ever be guaranteed entirely securely.  Whilst we endeavour to make every effort to protect your personal information, Professional Services Training & Development Ltd can neither ensure nor warranty the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online services, and you do so at your own risk.  Once we receive your transmission, we use our best endeavours to ensure its security on our system.

Should you have any further questions relating to the treatment of your personal data, please contact admin@busibuddies.com

Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is registered at Company’s House in Cardiff, Wales under Company number 07018687.

Account, Password and Security

To access the restricted area of the website you are required to open an account; in doing so, you must complete the registration process by providing current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form.  You will then choose a password.

You are entirely responsible for safeguarding, protecting and maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account that you use to access the services. We strongly urge and encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a amalgamation of upper and lower case, numbers and symbols) with your account.

Furthermore you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.  Professional Services Training & Development Ltd is not liable for any loss or damage arising that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account.

Permitted Use

Access to and use of the website is permitted only by individuals for personal and/or educational use and non-commercial purposes.  You may access and download the content and store a copy on a temporary basis for the sole purpose of viewing such content without alteration or addition.  You may print content (other than third party copyright material) in whole or in part provided that such reproduction is to be used for personal and/or educational but not commercial purposes only.  

Edward Daniel Guest Podcast

The current Guest Podcast is available for you to download solely for your personal non-commercial use.  The content is protected by copyright and belongs to Edward Daniel and Professional Services Training & Development Ltd.

Non-permitted Use

Other than as expressly permitted by these terms of use, you may not modify, copy, distribute, communicate to the public, extract, re-utilise download, reproduce, display, republish, post, licence, transmit, manipulate, add to, delete from, adapt or otherwise use any content in whole or in part, without Professional Services Training & Development Ltd’s prior written permission.  In addition, users shall not be entitled to reproduce content (or any part thereof) without any identification mark or other mark of origin relating thereto and also a copyright notice identifying Professional Services Training & Development Ltd and a Database right notice identifying Professional Services Training & Development Ltd as the maker of the database.

No content, or any part thereof, may be permanently copied or reproduced in any form or reproduced on any other system or website, or stored in or transmitted to or from any other electronic or digital form in whole or in part.

No unlawful use

As a condition of your use of this website, you must not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms.  You must not use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any site or service (or the network connected to the website).  You must not attempt to gain any unauthorised access to the website or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website through hacking, password mining or any other means.

Hyperlinks

You may provide hyperlinks to either the Busibuddies website without prior consent of Professional Services Training & Development Ltd.  Such hyperlinks may however only direct users to the home page of the relevant website, and must display the relevant page in the same format as the relevant website, without amendment or re-framing.

Links to Third Party Sites

The website may contain links to third party websites (“linked sites”).  Professional Services Training & Development Ltd does not sponsor, endorse, or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in the linked sites (nor in sites referred to in or linked to the linked sites).  Professional Service Training & Development Ltd is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked sites nor is Professional Services Training & Development Ltd responsible if the linked site is not working properly.  It is your responsibility to enter into and comply with any software or licences required to access and use any linked sites and any material they contain or link to.

Summary of Terms and Conditions

Your access and use of the Busibuddies website is full and unconditional acceptance of the terms and conditions of this agreement set out herein.  

Initial disclaimer

Any member not agreeing with any of the terms and conditions contained herein should not access any pages comprising the Busibuddies website.

Exclusion of liability

  1. Promoting good Vegan practice – Busibuddies is intended to promote good Vegan practice amongst members
  2. Your reputation – you understand that by using the Busibuddies website you expose yourself to ridicule and damage to your reputation as well as any personal injury.  
  3. Your participation – you hereby accept that by participating on the Busibuddies website you are solely and exclusively responsible for the contents of the posts you make, and you agree to fully indemnify, hold immune and absolve Busibuddies and Professional Services Training & Development Ltd against any legal action which may result, either directly or indirectly as a consequence of that exposure.  
  4. Author’s views – all messages express the views of the author, and not the views, opinion, expressly or implicitly of Busibuddies nor Professional Services Training & Development Ltd. Professional Services Training & Development Ltd shall not be held responsible for any message posted by users.
  5. Transmission of information – you understand that the fundamental purpose of the Busibuddies is the exchange of information and ideas through the posting and display of that information.  We cannot accept the responsibility for the integrity, preservation, safeguarding, or archival maintenance of any member-transmitted information or any loss that may arise from reliance on information contained on the Busibuddies website.  You specifically agree to absolve us from any such responsibility.
  6. Copyright, trademark or patents – you understand that any or all information exhibited on the Busibuddies website may be subject to and protected by copyrights, trademarks or precedents.  
  7. Copyright transmission – you understand that by transmitting information through the Busibuddies website, you explicitly consent to full and irrevocable, copyright transmission of that information to Busibuddies, wherever you are authorised or empowered to grant such transmission.
  8. Access to Busibuddies – at all times we fully reserve the right to restrict or terminate any or all member’s access to the Busibuddies website with or without prior cause, notification or consultation.  We fully reserve the right to modify or remove information in Busibuddies, in whole or in part, with or without prior cause, notification or consultation.  You understand we cannot accept any liability for any loss of data, software, revenue, profit, cost, expense, or otherwise or any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage that may arise out of or in connection with the use, lack of availability or content of Busibuddies. Furthermore, we shall not be held responsible for any service interruption, damage or virus which may affect the computer or other hardware, material or equipment of users while navigating Busibuddies.
  9. Exclusion of liability – for the avoidance of doubt, we exclude any liability be it in contract, tort (negligence) or otherwise for any incorrect or misleading information contained in Busibuddies.  
  10. Exclusion of warranty – we make no express or implied warranty concerning the accuracy, exactness, integrity, suitability or completeness of the contents contained within Busibuddies.  
  11. English Law – the present terms of service of the Busibuddies website is subject exclusively to English law and exclusively to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.
  12. Contravening English law or Public International Law – you are expressly prohibited from using Busibuddies for any purpose that contravenes and flouts English law or Public International law.  
  13. Pornography – you are specifically forbidden from using Busibuddies to transmit pornography.
  14. Modifying or amending contents – we reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of use or the contents of Busibuddies at any time, without prior notice, communication, warning or publicity.  

Entire Agreement

This Agreement and these terms and conditions embody and set forth the entire agreement and understanding between you and Busibuddies (excluding any services for which you have a separate agreement with Busibuddies that is explicitly in addition or in place of these terms).

These terms supersede all prior oral or written agreements, understandings or arrangements between you and Busibuddies.

These services are operated and provided by Professional Services Training & Development Ltd whose registered office is at 50B Elfort Road Highbury London N5 1AZ.  If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us at admin@busibuddies.com.

Welcome to Busibuddies CLOSE MESSAGE

BUSINESS REVIEW AND COMMENTARY


Inspirational papers and articles written by influential professionals.

SUGGESTIONS AND BUSINESS VISIONS


Cutting edge business point of view shared by like minded professionals.

NEWS


A catalogue of sort business updates inform you about other member’s current projects.

CREATE AND SHOWCASE


Share your thoughts and showcase your business skills.

REVIEW CONTENTS


Evaluate, discuss and comment on other member’s contents.

SHOW OFF YOUR EXPERTISE


Complete your profile and share your business card.

KEEP TRACK OF THE BEST PROFESSIONALS


Save and manage your business cards so that you can easily make contact with the right person at the right time.

SUITABLE COLLABORATOR


Find the right person to collaborate with on a particular project.

COMMUNICATE SMARTLY


Include and attach your Busibuddies’ content and information to your message.

MEET POSSIBLE PARTNERS


Take part in inspiring events and meet possible new and future business associates.