Website Terms of Use (May 2018)

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

What’s in these terms?

These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.stylindex.com (our site).

Click on the links below to go straight to more information on each area:

Who we are and how to contact us

www.stylindex.com is a site operated by Stylindex Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09932824 and have our registered office at BOX 372, 22 Notting Hill Gate, London, England, W11 3JE. Our main trading address is Stylindex Ltd., Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL. Our VAT number is 240 0244 67.

To contact us, please email contact@stylindex.com.

By using our site you accept these terms

By using our site, you confirm that you are at least 18 years of age and accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

We may make changes to these terms

We may change these terms from time to time. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may make changes to our site

We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our Services, our users' needs and our business priorities.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You must keep your account details safe

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. 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 reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at contact@stylindex.com.

The Service

We provide users with a variety of online Services. Some of the Services are paid-for and may only be available for users who have a subscription with us. The range of services (‘Services’) include but are not limited to:

  • Network: an online professional network and community created to provide users and subscribers with a platform to showcase their professional work, connect with others, explore and source talent, meet collaborators and find commercial opportunities.
  • User Content: content which is developed by creative professionals or individuals across multiple industries and uploaded to the site.
  • Project Boards: you can create a project board illustrating and upcoming project you will need support with. You can discuss the board with others and link with talent, brands and collaborators. You can load up historic boards and create a portfolio. You can view who has seen your boards.
  • Jobs Page: You can view opportunities for jobs and create your own profile. You can create a talent portal for your talent. You can see who has viewed your profile.

How you may use material on our site

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 use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content 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, 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 content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content 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 our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

We do not own or control the content posted by users and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.

You are responsible for anything that happens through your user account and profile unless you close it or report misuse to us.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

User-generated content is not approved by us

This website includes information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including project boards and areas for comments and discussion. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

We are not liable for any content posted by a user or third party, including, but not limited to, any liability for infringing the rights of third parties; for any errors, omissions or amendments to any content; or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or communicated.

We are not liable for any content posted on behalf of a user. You will ensure the content is true and accurate, does not infringe third party rights and is compliant with all applicable laws. You be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of these terms of use. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on contact@stylindex.com.

We reserve the right to remove content from the site at any time for any or no reason.

Licence

You warrant and represent that you either: (i) own all rights, title and interest to the content you post and to any likenesses contained in your content or (ii) have a valid licence to upload content to the site from the relevant third party.

You grant us a perpetual, world-wide, non-exclusive use, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, publish, translate, perform and display your content (in whole or part). This licence allows third parties to use the content for their purposes or in accordance with the functionality of the site. You permit us to feature or use your content in promotional or marketing materials. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of your content.

You waive any moral rights in content that is uploaded to site. You acknowledge and agree that the display or use of your content shall be at our sole discretion and where you are a subscriber for Subscription Services, this will be subject to our terms and conditions.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

  • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

If you are a business user:

  • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

  • We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

    • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
    • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
  • In particular, we will not be liable for:

    • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
    • business interruption;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
    • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user:

  • Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

  • If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Uploading content to our site

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We reserve the right to remove content from the site at any time for any or no reason.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.

Rules about 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.

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 to our site in 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 link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact contact@stylindex.com.

Which country's laws apply to any disputes?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Our trade marks are registered?

"STYLINDEX” is a European and US registered trade marks of Stylindex Limited. You are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under the section How you may use material on our site.