Terms and Conditions
This website is owned and operated by Pitch for People Ltd.
Registered in England: 09667115
TERMS OF BUSINESS
In these terms, “we” means Pitch for People Ltd (and “us” and “our” will be construed accordingly); and “you” means our members or potential members or people who use the services provided on this website (and “your” will be construed accordingly).
3. The service
Our services are designed to promote opportunities for our members by enabling you to meet, exchange ideas, learn, and find opportunities, employees, collaborators, team members, projects to work on and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships.
You agree that by clicking “Join Now” “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services or any content or information provided as part of these services, you are entering into a legally binding agreement (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company).
Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Agreement applies to both.
To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age” (defined below) or older; (2) you will only have one account which must be in your real name; and (3) you are not already restricted by Pitch for People Ltd from using the Services.
“Minimum Age” means (a) 18 years old for the People’s Republic of China, (b) 16 years old for the Netherlands, (c) 14 years old for the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia and South Korea, and (d) 13 years old for all other countries. However, if law requires that you must be older in order for us to lawfully provide the Services to you (including the collection, storage and use of your information) then the Minimum Age is such older age. The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 13.
6. Your Membership
You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer any part of your account and (4) follow the law and the Dos and Don’ts below. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.
7. Notices and Service Messages
You agree that we may provide notices to you in the following ways: (1) a banner notice on the Service, or (2) an email sent to an address you provided, or (3) through other means including mobile number, telephone, or mail. You agree to keep your contact information up to date.
8. Messages and Sharing
Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information, such as your profile, project, links to news articles, job postings, and blogs. Information and content that you share or post may be seen by any member of the public visiting the website. We are not obligated to publish any information or content and can remove any content at our sole discretion, with or without notice.
9. Content License
You own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are only granting us the following non-exclusive license: A right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:
a. You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except (i) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied or stored it and (ii) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
b. We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of others (including sponsored content) to others without your separate consent. However, we have the right, without compensation to you or others, to serve ads near your content and information.
c. We will get your consent if we want to give others the right to publish your posts beyond the Service. However, other Members and/or Visitors may access and share your public content and information.
d. While we may edit and make formatting changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
e. Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license.
By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services, you agree that we can use and share such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
You agree to only provide content or information if that does not violate the law or anyone’s rights (e.g., without violating any intellectual property rights or breaching a contract). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. We may be required by law to remove certain information or content.
10. Service Availability
We may change, suspend or end any Service, or change and modify information at our discretion. To the extent allowed under law, these changes may be effective upon notice provided to you.
11. Other Content, Sites and apps
By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. We generally review content provided by our Members but cannot guarantee to moderate everything. You agree that we are not responsible for third parties’ (including other Members’) content or information or for any damages as result of your use of or reliance on it.
You are responsible for deciding if you want to access or use third party affiliates, apps or sites that link from our Services. Third party apps and sites have their own legal terms and privacy policies, and you may be giving others permission to use your information in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent it may be required by applicable law, Pitch for People is not responsible for these other sites and apps — use these at your own risk.
Pitch for People reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including your ability to contact other Members or Project owners. We reserve the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if we believe that you may be in breach of this Agreement or law or are misusing the Services (e.g. violating any Do and Don’ts).
Pitch for People reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services, for example logos, service marks, graphics and copyright material. Other trademarks, logos and copyright material used in connection with the Services may be the property of their respective owners.
13. Disclaimer and Limit of Liability
Nothing in the terms of service will: (a) limit or exclude the liability of a party for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude the liability of a party for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by that party; (c) limit or exclude any liability of a party under Section 12, 13, 14 or 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or Part I of the Consumer Protection Act 1987; (d) limit any liability of a party in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (e) exclude any liability of a party that may not be excluded under applicable law. Any statutory rights which you have as a consumer, which cannot be excluded or limited, will not be affected by the terms of sale.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section:
(a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising in relation to the subject matter of the terms of service, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or series of events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, such as loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
Pitch for People or You may terminate this Agreement at any time without notice to the other. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services. The following shall survive termination:
• Our rights to use and disclose your feedback;
• Members’ and/or Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the Service to the extent copied or re-shared prior to termination
15. General Terms
We reserve the right to change the terms of this Agreement and will provide you notice if we do and we agree that changes cannot be retroactive. If you don’t agree to these changes, you must stop using the Services.
16. Complaints Regarding Content
Pitch for People respects the intellectual property rights of others and desires to offer a platform which contains no content that violates those rights. Our User Agreement requires that information posted by Members be accurate, lawful and not in violation of the rights of third parties. It is also our policy, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of Members who infringe the rights of others or otherwise post unlawful content.
If you believe in good faith that your copyright has been infringed, you may provide a written communication which contains:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. A description specifying the location on our website of the material that you claim is being wrongly used;
4. Your email address and your mailing address and/or telephone number;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement by you, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
The terms of this agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising under or in relation to these terms.