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SimpleZebra General Terms & Conditions

You must agree to the following terms and conditions if you wish to use our website www.simplezebra.com and associated services (Site), whether as a guest or a Trade or Customer Member. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Site. By using our Site, you indicate that you fully accept these general terms and conditions of use and that you irrevocably and unconditionally agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use in full, then you do not have permission to access the content of the Site and you should stop using the Site immediately.

DEFINITIONS

Please note these definitions apply to these General Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy, the Trade Member User Agreement and the Customer Member User Agreement.

Customer Member: means a registered customer user of the Site using the Services in order to be connected with/introduced to Trade Members and/or other associated services goods or services connected with the Site.

Job(s): means details of jobs/work available that are posted by Customers on the Site.

Review(s): means reports and feedback provided by Customer Members in relation to Trade Members, Service and the Simple Zebra experience generally that is posted on the Review Forum on the Site.

Services: The services provided by SimpleZebra via the Site to Customer Members and/or Trade Members as more particularly detailed in the respective Customer Member User Agreement and Trade Member User Agreement.

SimpleZebra/We/us: means Simple Zebra Limited (registered company number NI602477) whose registered office address is 24 North Circular Road, Lisburn Co. Antrim BT28 3AH.

Subscription Fee: The subscription fee for the Services to be provided to a Trade Member.

Trade Member: means a registered user of the Site including trades, trade professionals, individual traders, companies, organisations or other party that uses the Services in order to make introductions/be connected with Customer Members/potential customers.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

The domain www.simplezebra.co.uk is a site operated by Simplezebra. We are a Limited Liability company.

ACCESSING OUR SITE

Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Service we provide on our Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users who have registered with us.

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. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, logos, brand marks, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

Commentary, Reviews and other materials posted on our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

We aim to update our Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Site, or close it indefinitely. No Trade Members shall be entitled to a full or partial refund of the Subscription Fee for any such suspension or closure of the Site or during any period where the site may be closed for maintenance. Any of the material on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

We reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the site with or without notice and confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party in respect of any modification to or discontinuance of the Site.

OUR LIABILITY

The material displayed on our Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. SimpleZebra is purely an introductory Site connecting Trade Members and Customer Members. We make no warranty regarding any services obtained, work carried out, or goods purchased as a result of an introduction made via or in connection with the Site. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
  • any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy [http://www.simplezebra.com/privacy-policy]. By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Site and Services enable users of the Site to share personal information. When users are connected via the Site they may obtain access to each others name, user ID, e-mail address and other contact information. You agree to use any such information solely in connection with the Site or any Job posted on the Site and for no other purpose.

UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out below. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Site.

You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes, in a way that does not improperly infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, the Site by any third party.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our sole opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out below.

CONTENT STANDARDS

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site, and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  • Be accurate (where they state facts).
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Promote sexually explicit material.
  • Promote violence.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • Promote any illegal activity.
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

You must not misuse our 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 our Site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our 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 our Site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

SPAM

We do not tolerate unsolicited commercial electronic communications (SPAM). You may not add any other Trade User or Customer User to your mailing list without their consent. You may not use our communication tools to send SPAM or otherwise send content that would breach any of our terms or policies.

LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our Site other than that set out above, please address your request to info@simplezebra.com.

SimpleZebra is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites or material you access through the Site. If you do decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. SimpleZebra does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or information on or available from third party websites or material (including payment for and delivery of such products or services). SimpleZebra is not responsible for any damage, loss or offence caused by or, in connection with, any content, advertising, products, services or information available on such websites or material. Any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the relevant provider of the service.

LINKS FROM OUR SITE

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The courts of Northern Ireland will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Northern Ireland.

TRADE MARKS

"SIMPLEZEBRA" and "Making Life eZeā€¦" are registered trade marks of SimpleZebra Limited.

VARIATIONS

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.

YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Site, please contact info@simplezebra.com.Thank you for visiting our Site.