Terms of website use
We may update our terms from time to time and at our discretion. Amended terms become effective as soon as they are placed upon our site and your continued access or use of our site constitutes acceptance by you of the updated terms. You should consult these terms each time you intend to access or use our site to be aware of any updates to our terms.
Information about us
This site is Copyright © 2013 p2people Limited. p2people Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”) are registered in England and Wales under company number 06827228. We are located in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Our VAT number is 946 3665 88.
Definitions and interpretations
"Service" means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that we make available through the site either now or in the future; and
"User" / "users" means any third party that accesses the site and is not employed by us and acting in the course of their employment.
“Job provider” means a user who has a job provider membership plan.
“Service provider” means a user who has a service provider membership plan.
“Confidential information” means information of a confidential or proprietary nature including confidential technical know-how, commercial and financial data, marketing plans, product requirements, product information, design plans, business strategies and intellectual properties, whether in written, oral, visual or other tangible or intangible form and which may be marked as confidential or which may be clearly confidential from its nature.
A user may choose either free or paid membership with us. Free membership lasts until a user either changes his or her (“his”) membership to paid membership, or closes his account with us. Paid membership lasts for a predetermined fixed period. Once paid membership has ended, a user’s membership reverts to free membership.
A user may also choose to pay to feature a link to their identity with us on the homepage of our site www.p2people.co.uk (“homepage”). This option is available to a member who has chosen a job provider membership plan. Featuring a link to their identity with us on our homepage lasts for a predetermined fixed period.
All fees are payable in advance, and are final and non-refundable.
Fees are payable to p2people through PayPal or any other online facility that p2people has made available as part of the service.
Accessing our site
Access to our 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 our site, or our 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 account registration procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. You can view our account registration procedures by clicking the Sign Up button on our site.
You agree to provide correct and accurate details about yourself at account registration and you agree not to create a false or misleading account when registering or maintaining an account on our site. Furthermore, you agree to have only one activated account at any one time.
If in choosing a membership plan you are allowed to have one or more users as associate members (“associates”), you agree to provide associates for that plan whose identities are distinct from each other and that of your own identity, and whose identities are neither false nor misleading. On the termination of your membership, either by you or by us, we will also terminate any associates added to your memberships automatically.
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
All content included on the site, unless uploaded by users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of us, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the site, you acknowledge and agree that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other relevant laws.
You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the site unless otherwise indicated on the site or unless given express written permission to do so by us or where written permission is not required as indicated in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.
Reliance on information posted
The site contains unmonitored material, advertisements, comments, news, links to other sites, and information submitted and created by third parties. They 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.
We provide a service that allows our users to make arrangements between themselves in their capacity as job providers and service providers. We are not involved in any arrangements between you and any other users of our site. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you hereby release p2people (and its agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Our site changes regularly
We intend to update our site regularly and may change content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. 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 make no warranty that the defects will be corrected and accept any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential, economic or other loss or damage to you or any other person caused by such content and/or as a result of the suspension or closure of our site.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. 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 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.
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
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.
To the extent that a user provides confidential information to other users or to us, the recipient of that confidential information shall protect the confidentiality of the confidential information and shall not:
Disclose or reveal confidential information to anyone, except on the behalf of the provider of the confidential information and as necessary for the performance of services related to the confidential information
Use the confidential information, except on the behalf of the provider of the confidential information and as necessary for the performance of services related to the confidential information
On the written request of the user providing the confidential information, all recipients of confidential information shall promptly destroy or return to the provider all originals, copies, summaries of documents and other materials that include confidential information.
Data protection and privacy
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, or to make contact with us, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
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.
We are under no obligation to publish any material or posting you make on our site and we have the right to amend or remove any material or posting you make on our site at our sole discretion.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You will not use the site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms.
You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or any 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 will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the site will cease immediately.
Linking to our site
You may link to our homepage provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take undue 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 or if you do not have the consent of the owner to do so.
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 homepage. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
Links from our site
The site may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to any other website is not an endorsement of such websites or of those who control them, and we accept no responsibility or liability for any material supplied by or contained on any third party websites linked from or to this site.
The trademarks used on our site are the registered trademarks of P2people Limited. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
You agree to indemnify us in respect of all losses, costs or damages suffered or incurred by us in respect of any failure by you to comply with these terms and conditions.
In the event that any party to these terms and conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
If any part of these terms is, at any time, found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, or otherwise rendered unenforceable, that decision shall not invalidate or void the remainder of these terms. These terms shall be deemed amended by modifying or severing such part as necessary to render them valid, legal and enforceable while preserving their intent, or if that is not possible, by substituting another provision that is valid, legal and enforceable that gives equivalent effect to the parties’ intent. Any such invalid or unenforceable part or parts shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remainder of these terms shall continue to have full force and effect.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
How to contact us
If you have any concerns, comments or queries in relation to our terms or any material on our site then please Contact Us to let us know.