Please read these website Terms and Conditions carefully before using this website. These set out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website and use our services.
1.1. Thank you for choosing to visit our website, these Terms and Conditions (referenced herein as the “Agreement”) will apply to any person who visits our website and/or uses our services.
1.3. This Agreement is written to protect both you and us. You should read this Agreement carefully because it governs your access to and use of our website and any related services. This Agreement tells you who we are, how we will provide the website content and services to you, how we may change or end the Agreement, what to do if there is a problem, and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake or omission in any of these terms, please contact us via the website “Contact Us” page to discuss.
1.4. By visiting our website and/or using our services, you (referenced herein as “you” or “your”) are entering into a legal agreement with Cosocial Corp Ltd who operate under the brand name Cosocial (referenced herein as “we”, “us” or ‘our’), consisting of this Agreement. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, that you understand it and all its terms and conditions and that you agree to be bound legally by it. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, you are not granted permission to access or use this website and its services, and you are instructed to immediately cease all use of this website and its services.
2.2. “Cosocial” is the trading name of Cosocial Corp Ltd.
2.3. “Goods” means the online hosting of the User’s Profile and associated smart business card that Cosocial will supply to Users in accordance with this Agreement.
2.4. “Post” means to upload content onto a User’s Profile, and the words “Posted” and “Posting” shall be interpreted accordingly.
2.5. “Profile” means the information that a User has been posted as website content to a website operated or managed by Cosocial.
2.6. “User” means a registered user who has subscribed to the services provided by this website through the purchase of a membership plan.
2.7. “We”, “us”, or “‘our” means Cosocial Corp Ltd as the provider of the services defined by these Terms and Conditions.
2.8. “Website content” means the text, information, images, photographs, adverts, messages, software, files, sounds, and all other material published on, or delivered by, a website operated or managed by Cosocial.
2.9. “You” and “your” means the reader of this Agreement.
2.10. “Visitor” means anyone visiting the website and viewing the Profile of a User.
3. Information About Us and How to Contact Us
3.1. This website is operated by Cosocial Corp Ltd. We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 13223939 and have our registered office at 20 – 22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU.
3.2. Cosocial is a trading brand name of Cosocial Corp Ltd and refers to our website and its services.
3.3. You can contact us via the website “Contact Us” page or by post sent to our trading address at 9 Hedge End Business Centre, Botley Road, Southampton, SO30 2AU.
4. Provided Services
4.1. Cosocial is provided as a service where registered Users may post personal and business information on a Profile. Visitors may view these Profiles by accessing information held on a smart business card. By posting information to a Profile or viewing a Profile through our website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
4.2. We are not responsible for any interactions between Users and Visitors. We simply act as a venue to facilitate communications between the Users and Visitors. Cosocial is not a party to any contacts between the Users and Visitors, and we are not liable in any way for actions taken as a result of such contact.
4.3. Cosocial does not provide any warranties, covenants, representations, or assurances in relation to any services listed on any Profile listed on this website. Any such warranties, covenants, representations, and assurances are disclaimed by us absolutely. Our disclaimer in these matters does not affect the statutory rights of any User or Visitor.
5.1. Cosocial will provide hosting for a User Profile and one smart business card that stores and shares links to that Profile for each membership plan taken out by a User. These Goods are subject to availability and subject to the acceptance of the membership plan order.
5.2. We reserve the right to reject any membership plan order without the obligation to assign any reason for so doing. No membership plan order shall be deemed accepted unless and until it is confirmed unconditionally in an order confirmation.
5.3. We have a policy of continuous product development and reserves the right to amend the specifications of the Goods without prior notice.
5.4. We endeavour to display and describe as accurately as possible the format, layout and printed colours of the Goods which appear on this website but cannot undertake to give any assurance that the Goods supplied will exactly match those displayed on your monitor.
5.5. We endeavour to activate the User Profile and dispatch the smart business card within one working day of receipt of payment, but any dates quoted for delivery of the Goods are indicative only. Time for delivery will not be of the essence of the contract. We will not be liable for any loss or expenses sustained by the User arising from any delay in the delivery of the Goods howsoever caused.
5.6. The User is responsible for inspecting the Goods on receipt as soon as reasonably practicable after delivery. Any fault or defect must be reported to us within 14 days of delivery in order to receive a free replacement Goods.
5.7. For the avoidance of doubt, save in respect of faulty or defective Goods, nothing in this Agreement shall give to the User rights of cancellation in regard to the smart business card which, by its nature, has been personalised to the User’s specifications. The User is responsible for ensuring that all details that will be printed on the smart business card are entered correctly on the order.
5.8. In the event that a User receives a smart business card with printed errors that are due to the User incorrectly entering these details when completing their order, the User can correct the details by logging into their Profile, updating their information and ordering a replacement card for a fee as published on this website.
5.9. In the event that a User requires a replacement smart business card, for whatever reason, this can be ordered from the website for a fee as published on this website at the point when we receive your order.
6. User Obligations
6.1. By downloading, accessing, or using this website, you covenant that you will abide by all applicable national and local laws and regulations with respect to your use of the website and that you are at least 18 years of age.
6.2. By creating an account and posting content, you covenant that you will abide by the “Acceptable Use Policy” at all times.
7. User Accounts
7.1. All persons purchasing goods or services from this website are required to register as a User. You may create more than one account per person, but you may not assign, transfer, or offer the use of any of your accounts to any other person.
7.2. The person who creates an account is responsible for that account, including all content posted to the Profile associated with that account and all activities and actions that are undertaken with that account.
7.3. If you choose to create an account on this website, you must treat the account login credentials as confidential information, and you must not disclose these details to anyone else. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, and to the extent permitted by law, you agree to accept full responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.
7.4. You must inform us immediately and undertake to us if you have any reason to believe that your account login credentials have become known to anyone else or are being, or are likely to be used in an unauthorised or illegal manner.
7.5. We reserve the right to refuse service or terminate your account if you are in breach of applicable laws, this Agreement, or any other applicable terms and conditions, guidelines, or policies.
8.1. Cosocial offers different membership plans for Users. Subscription to a membership plan confers the User with benefits regarding the content that can be included within their Profile along with access to other benefits that may be conferred from time to time. Details of all benefits for each membership plan are detailed on this website. Membership plan subscription requires payment in full before it will come into effect.
8.2. On the first successful subscription of a membership plan, Cosocial will provide access to a Profile and dispatch a smart business card to the delivery address provided by the subscriber during the order process.
8.3. For upgrading to any membership plan option, the new membership plan will come into effect immediately once payment is received, and the renewal date will be calculated from that date. The downgrading of a membership plan will take effect at the next renewal date from when the previously membership plan came into effect.
8.4. The minimum term for a membership plan is three months, after which time you may cancel your membership plan at any time by logging into your Profile and instructing us to cancel the subscription. A User may also instruct us to cancel their subscription using the “Contact Us” page or by post sent to our trading address. The date of cancellation will be 30 days after we receive your instruction.
8.5. All membership plan prices are as published on this website at the point when we receive your order. Unless otherwise stated, the prices do not include VAT. If the prices are changed to include VAT in the future, then this will be charged at the prevailing rate at the time of purchase. Any change to include VAT will be notified to all Users in advance. All prices are stated in pounds sterling.
8.6. We may amend prices at any time, in which case you will be notified of this in advance and have the opportunity to decline payment. Any offers and promotions that are shown on this website are subject to availability. We reserve the right to change or withdraw these at any time and without notice.
8.7. We accept payment via most major credit and debit cards. You must only use a card if you are the named cardholder on the card that you use to make payment and, by placing an order, you confirm that you are the authorised cardholder.
8.8. All credit and charge card holders are subject to validation and security checks as well as authorisation by the card issuer and any additional terms imposed by the issuer. If the issuer does not authorise the payment, then we will not accept your order, and we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery of the membership upgrade.
8.9. Your card provider may add a charge for using your card on our website, and we will not be liable for any such charges. Please refer to the terms and conditions provided by your card provider before submitting your payment details.
8.10. Once you have confirmed that you wish to purchase a membership plan and have received confirmation that the membership plan has started, you will lose any cancellation rights which you may have had under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulation 2000. This does not affect your other statutory rights, and you may still cancel the membership plan at any time in accordance with this Agreement.
8.11. Membership is paid using a monthly payment in accordance with our website. Monthly membership fees will be collected automatically using direct debit when next due until you cancel your membership.
8.12. Without limiting any other remedies or rights that we may have, if you do not pay any membership fee on time, we may cancel or suspend your membership services until you have paid the outstanding amounts.
9. Guidelines for Acceptable Use
9.1. Users agree to comply with the “Acceptable Use Policy” for all content posted to their Profile.
9.2. Visitors accept that we cannot confirm the identity of Users, and any Profiles will not necessarily have been reviewed by us and may contain content that is in violation of our acceptable use policy. Visitors are advised to exercise caution and agree that they use this website at their own risk and that we shall have no liability for any content that Users may find indecent or offensive.
9.3. Cosocial is under no duty to monitor or record the activity of any User of this website, and the content of Profiles are not moderated by us.
9.4. Any Visitor viewing a Profile that they believe is in violation of these guidelines for acceptable use should immediately inform us using the report option or by sending us details of the Profile and the nature of the violation.
9.5. Users are solely responsible for the content of their Profiles. Cosocial is not responsible or liable whatsoever for the content or accuracy of any content posted by any User.
9.6. All Users who post content to their Profile are responsible for ensuring that their Profile complies with these standards, and they agree to indemnify us for any breach of that undertaking.
9.7. By posting content to a Profile on this website, the User confirms that the content is non-confidential and non-proprietary and that they grant to us an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and sub-licensable licence and right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties the content, including any photographs, for any purpose.
10. Refund Policy
10.1. All payments made before a subscription is cancelled in accordance with the provisions of clause 8 will not be eligible for a refund. This does not affect your statutory rights.
10.2. In the case that Cosocial has failed to provide access to a Profile and delivered a fault-free smart business card to the User within 30 days of accepting an order, then the User will be entitled to a full refund. Acceptance of such refund will result in the order being cancelled. If your membership is cancelled or terminated for any other reason, then we will not refund any monies related to any unused period of membership.
11. Licence Grant
11.1. Subject to your continued compliance with this Agreement, we will provide to you a single, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sublicensable licence to access and use this website during the term of this Agreement on your personal computing device/mobile device and only for personal purposes.
11.2. You accept responsibility for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of the terms of this Agreement and that they comply with them.
11.3. The content layout, formatting, features of this website, and the online or remote access processes or privileges for this website shall be as specified by us at our sole discretion.
11.4. You also acknowledge and agree to the following:
- the right to control and direct the means, manner, and method by which the website is provided;
- We may, from time to time, engage independent contractors, consultants, or subcontractors to aid us in providing this website or use thereof; and
- We have the right to provide this website to others.
- We may, from time to time, engage independent contractors, consultants, or subcontractors to aid us in providing this website or use thereof; and
12.1. All rights not expressly granted under this Agreement are hereby reserved to us. Accordingly, you are hereby prohibited from using this website in any manner that is not expressly and unambiguously authorised by this Agreement. You, therefore, may not modify, reproduce, duplicate, copy, download, store, further transmit, disseminate, transfer, disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile, extract source code, broadcast, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, licence, sublicence, sell, mirror, frame, rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in, create derivative works of, or otherwise exploit this website, or any portion of this website, without our prior written consent, except as expressly and unambiguously authorised herein.
12.2. Moreover, you may not:
- ct in a manner that might be perceived as damaging to our reputation and goodwill or which may bring us into disrepute or harm.
12.3. We will treat the breach of any of the above provisions as a breach of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities. 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 website will cease immediately.
13.1. To reflect our ownership of this website and to protect our rights and interests therein, you shall ensure that proper attribution and notice of copyright attribution appears with any use of this website and, in particular, any printout or screenshot from this website or of this website’s content.
14.1. This website offers display functionality and various tools that are available to you via your mobile phone or any other mobile computing device (collectively, “Mobile Services”). You are solely responsible for checking with your mobile carrier to determine if the Mobile Services are available for your mobile devices, what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of the Mobile Services, and how much such use will cost you. Nevertheless, all use of this website and its related Mobile Services shall be strictly in accordance with this Agreement.
15.1. This website may, from time to time, run competitions and offer prizes. Cosocial will be the sole promoter of all competitions listed on this website, and all competitions shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement unless stated otherwise.
15.2. By entering a competition on this website, entrants are deemed to have read and understood these Instructions and agree to be bound by them, and agree that if they win, we may publish their name on this website and on our social media accounts.
15.3. All entries must be received before the specified closing date for the competition. No responsibility will be taken for any entries that are misdirected, lost for technical or other reasons, or received after the closing date.
15.4. All decisions with respect to a competition will be final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into.
15.5. Competitions are open to all registered Users of this website, with the exception of any employee of Cosocial Corp Ltd and their immediate family members. Registered Users may only enter a competition once. Multiple entries from one User for any competition will result in that User being deemed illegible to win that competition.
15.6. We reserve the right to disqualify without notice any entries to any competition which we, in our sole and considered opinion, believe have used improper technical means or is fraudulent.
15.7. We will not be liable for or accept any responsibility for the failure or any entrant to comply with this Agreement, any disruption, delay or misdirection of entries or any failure of this website that prevents submission of an entry.
15.8. If for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right at our absolute discretion to substitute a similar prize of equivalent or greater value. We will not offer cash or any other alternative to the prize, and prizes will not be transferable.
15.9. The winner of each competition will be chosen using a random draw from all correct and eligible entries received after the closing date of the competition. The winner will be chosen and notified within one month of the closing date of the competition. The name of the winner will be published on this website and may also be published on our social media accounts.
15.10. If the winner of any competition is unable to take up a prize for any reason or after all reasonable efforts, the winner cannot be notified, then the prize will not be awarded. We will not be liable to provide any prize to the winner under these circumstances.
16. Data Protection
16.1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, in exercising its rights and performing its obligations under this Agreement, we shall, to the extent necessary, comply with the Data Protection Legislation.
16.2. We covenant and warrant that we will act only on and at all times comply with your lawful, reasonable, and documented instructions, unless we are required by the laws of any member of the European Union or by national laws to process personal data in which case we shall, to the extent permitted by such law, inform you of that legal requirement before processing that personal data.
16.3. Having regard to the state of technological development and to the cost of implementing any measures, take appropriate technical and organisational measures against unauthorised or unlawful processing of such personal data, unauthorised access to, or disclosure of, such personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, such personal data, appropriate to the harm that might result from the unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction or damage and the nature of the data to be protected.
18. Links to Our Website
18.1. You may link to any page of this website provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. In linking to our website, you agree not to establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part where none exists.
18.2. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
19. Links to Other Websites
19.1. This website may connect to certain third-party websites or online networks (collectively, “Third-Party websites”). These Third-Party websites have not necessarily been reviewed by us and are owned, controlled, and/or maintained solely by third parties over whom we exercise no control. Your correspondence or any other dealings with any third parties found through any Third-Party websites on our website are solely between you and such third parties. Accordingly, we hereby expressly disclaim and shall not have any liability or responsibility for any Third-Party websites.
20.1. All intellectual property rights (including use of trademarks) shall be solely owned by us. You are permitted only to use material on our website as expressly authorised by us or our licensors. Our rights are protected by UK, European, and International intellectual property laws, including those for the protection of copyrights, trademarks, and database rights. Misuse of our website may incur civil liability or attract criminal sanctions.
20.2. This Agreement provides only a limited licence to access and use this website in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. Accordingly, you hereby agree that such use transfers no ownership or intellectual property interest or title in and to this website or any other intellectual property to you or anyone else in connection with your use of this website.
20.3. All text, graphics, User interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, sounds, artwork, computer code (including HTML code), programs, software, products, information, and documentation as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of any content contained on or available through this website are exclusively owned, controlled, and/or licensed by us or our affiliates.
21.1. This website is provided on an “as-is” basis and may include errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies. We have taken every reasonable step to ensure that all data included in this website is robust. However, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy, and we do not accept any liability for error or omission. We are not responsible for how the information is used, how it is interpreted or what reliance is placed on it.
21.2. We do not guarantee or undertake that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, or change all or any part of our website without notice. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, our website is unavailable at any time or for any period if any content, including User Profiles, are no longer displayed on this website.
21.3. We hereby expressly disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement or any other implied warranty. We also make no representations or warranties that this website will operate error-free, uninterrupted, or in a manner that will meet your requirements and/or needs. Therefore, you assume the entire risk regarding the quality and/or performance of this website. You specifically acknowledge that we are not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other Users or third parties over which we have no control.
22.1. You expressly absolve and release us from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond our control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment, computer viruses, unauthorised access, operator errors. To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall we be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with any dealings or agreements between you and a third party, the use of this website, with the inability to use this website, the cost of procurement of substitute products or services, or for any information, software functionality, and materials available through this website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
22.2. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
23.1. Our website may be used for lawful purposes only. You agree to indemnify us for any losses and hold us harmless from any claims resulting from your use of our service that damages you or any other party.
24.1. Any actual or attempted use of this website by you in violation of this Agreement may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution, including, without limitation, punishment under English law. We reserve the right in its sole discretion to review, monitor, and/or record any information relating to your use of the website (“User Information”) without any prior notice to or permission from you, including, without limitation, by archiving content and/or communications submitted to and/or sent by you through this website.
24.2. We may share any User Information that we obtain from you with any law enforcement organisation in connection with any investigation or prosecution of possible criminal or unlawful activity. We will also disclose User Information as required by any court order and/or subpoena.
24.3. In addition, we hereby reserve the right in our sole discretion to, at any time and without notice, modify, suspend, terminate, and/or interrupt the operation of or access to this website, or any portion thereof, in order to protect this website, our intellectual property, our business or our business interests and/or our members and affiliates.
25. Term and Termination
25.1. This Agreement will take effect at the time you first access this website. You may cease use of this website at any time.
25.2. This Agreement will automatically terminate if
- You fail to comply with any of its terms and conditions;
- You cease all use of this website and its services.
25.3. Termination will be effective without notice. In addition, we may at our sole discretion terminate this Agreement upon notice to you for any or no reason. Upon termination of this Agreement, any and all rights to use this website shall immediately cease, and you must promptly delete or destroy all copies of this website in your possession or control.
26.1. Additional notices, terms, and conditions may apply to access to or use of our products and services. If there is a conflict between this Agreement and any other notices, terms, or conditions, we shall resolve any conflict in good faith at our sole discretion, but this Agreement shall generally control with respect to accessing and using this website.
27.1. This Agreement and any non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with it shall be governed by English law, and this Agreement shall be construed in accordance with English law.
27.2. In relation to any legal action or proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement (whether arising out of or in connection with contractual or non-contractual obligations), each of the parties irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Any proceeding, suit or action arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought only in the courts of England.
27.3. Other jurisdictions may apply solely for the purpose of giving effect to this clause 27 and for the enforcement of any judgement, order or award given under English jurisdiction.
28.1. We assert that any goods and services provided hereunder shall comply with the applicable provisions of any international, European, or national law or ordinance and all orders, rules and regulations issued thereunder.
28.2. You shall immediately notify us if you become aware of any allegation of non-compliance with any Law.
29.1. You and we agree to enter into negotiations to resolve any controversy, claim, or dispute (“Dispute”) arising under or relating to this Agreement. The parties agree to negotiate in good faith to reach a mutually agreeable resolution of such dispute within a reasonable period. If good faith negotiations are unsuccessful, you and we agree to resolve the dispute by binding and final arbitration in accordance with the rules of arbitration of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the United Kingdom and by Arbitrators appointed in accordance with such rules in effect. The Arbitrators shall be bound to follow the applicable provisions of any Agreement in resolving the dispute and may not award punitive damages. The decision of the Arbitrators’ shall be final and binding on the parties, and any award of the arbitrators may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction.
30. General Relationship
30.1. We are an independent website provider, and nothing contained in this Agreement shall be deemed or construed to create a partnership, joint venture, agency, or other relationship.
31. Assignment and Substitution
31.1. We reserve the right to assign this Agreement or any part thereof without constraint.
31.2. This Agreement shall be binding on you and us and all respective successors and permitted assigns.
32. Non-Waiver of Rights
32.1. The failure by either you or us to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the terms or conditions of this Agreement shall not be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce all terms and conditions of this Agreement.
33.1. Any rights and remedies specified under this Agreement shall be cumulative, non-exclusive and in addition to any other rights and remedies available at law or equity.
34.1. If any term contained in this Agreement is held or finally determined to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, in whole or in part, such term shall be severed from this Agreement, and the remaining terms contained herein shall continue in force and effect, and shall in no way be affected, prejudiced, or disturbed thereby.
35. Human Rights Act
35.1. We and our agents and employees assert that at all times, we shall comply with the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998 in the execution of this Agreement.
36.1. We assert that we shall not unlawfully discriminate within the meaning and scope of the provisions of the Race Relations Act 1976, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and 1986, or the Disability Discrimination Act 1997, relating to discrimination in employment. We will take all reasonable steps to secure the observance of these provisions by all our servants, employees or agents and all vendors and sub-contractors employed in the execution of this Agreement.
37. Rights of Third Parties Act
37.1. The parties intend that no provision of any Agreement shall, by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, confer any benefit on, nor be enforceable by any person who is not a party to the Agreement.
38. Entire Agreement
38.1. This Agreement, including all documents incorporated herein by reference, shall constitute the entire Agreement and understanding between the parties hereto and shall supersede and replace any and all prior or contemporaneous representations, agreements, or understandings of any kind, whether written or oral, relating to the subject matter hereof.
38.2. In consideration of the mutual obligations assumed under this Agreement, you and we agree to these Terms and Conditions and represent that duly authorised representatives execute this Agreement.
39.1. We may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without advance notice by amending this website page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
39.2. We may update our website from time to time and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
39.3. Each time you access our website, you agree to be bound by the Agreement in effect at the time you access this website. If you do not agree to the revised terms, please do not use this website.