Effective as from: 7th November 2018
1.1. These Website Terms tell individuals (“you”, “your”) the rules that govern the access and/or use of www.gatherhub.org (“Website”).
2. About Gather
2.1. Our Website is owned and operated by Gather Hub Limited (“Gather”, “Gather Hub”, “we”, “us” or “our”).
2.2. We are a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 10003335, and a charity registered in England and Wales under registration number 1168130. Our registered office and principal place of business is at Geovation, 4th Floor, Sutton Yard, 65 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7EN.
2.3. You can contact us by (a) post, to Geovation, 4th Floor, Sutton Yard, 65 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7EN, or (b) email, using the following email address: [email protected]
3. Changes to the Gather Website Terms
3.1. We may update the Gather Website Terms from time to time by publishing a new version on our Website. If we make changes to these Website Terms, we will post the revised Website Terms on our Website and update the “Effective Date” date at the top of these Website Terms.
3.2. Please check our Website regularly for any such changes.
4. Information use only
4.1. The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you (and/or others) should rely. You must obtain professional and/or specialist advice before taking, and/or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.
4.2. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties and/or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete and/or up to date. Our content is provided as-is.
5. We may suspend or withdraw our Website
5.1. Our Website is made available free of charge.
5.2. We do not guarantee that our Website, and/or any content on it, will always be available and/or be uninterrupted. We may suspend and/or withdraw and/or restrict the availability of all and/or any part of our Website for any reason whatsoever in our sole and absolute discretion. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension and/or withdrawal.
5.3. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Website Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
6. You must keep your account details
6.1. 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.
6.2. 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 Website Terms and/or applicable laws.
6.3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at: [email protected].
7. How you may use material on our Website
7.1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
7.2. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.
7.3. You must not modify the paper and/or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video and/or audio sequences and/or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
7.4. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
7.5. You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
7.6. If you print off, copy and/or download any part of our Website in breach of these Website Terms and/or applicable laws, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
8. We are not responsible for websites we link to
8.1. Where our Website 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.
8.2. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
9. User-generated content is not approved by us
9.1. Our Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website. This information and these materials have not been verified and/or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent Gather, our views and/or values.
9.2. If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us at [email protected].
10. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
Whether you are a consumer or a business user
10.1. We do not exclude and/or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes (for example) 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.
10.2. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply by us of software, goods and/or services to you. These limitations and exclusions of liability are set out in our terms and conditions of supply.
If you are a business user
10.3. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, undertaking, guaranties, representations and/or other terms that may apply to our Website and/or any content on it.
10.4. We will not be liable to you for any loss and/or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, and/or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under and/or in connection with your:
o use of, and/or inability to use, our Website; and/or
o use of and/or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.
10.5. We will not be liable for:
o loss of profits, sales, business, and/or revenue;
o business interruption;
o loss of anticipated savings;
o loss of business opportunity, goodwill and/or reputation; and/or
o any indirect and/or consequential loss and/or damage.
If you are a consumer user
10.6. Please note that we only provide our Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website for any commercial and/or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, and/or loss of business opportunity.
11. How we may use your personal data
11.1. We will only use your personal data as set out in our Privacy Statement.
12. Uploading content to our Website
12.1. You warrant, represent and undertake that any content you upload and/or post to our Website complies with these Website Terms and/or applicable laws, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any and/or all breaches of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss and/or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of this warranty.
12.2. Any content you upload and/or post to our Website 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 the licence described in section 13 below.
12.3. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted and/or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of applicable laws and/or their rights including (but not limited to) intellectual property and/or data protection rights.
12.4. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Website for any reason whatsoever in our sole and absolute discretion.
12.5. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
13. Rights you are giving us to use material you upload
13.1. By uploading and/or posting content to our Website, you hereby grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual (or for the term of the protection), sub-licensable, paid up, assignable and transferable license to such content to access, use, store, copy, modify, prepare derivative works of, distribute, publish, transmit, stream, broadcast, allow others to access and use, and otherwise exploit in any manner such content to provide and/or promote our Website and/or Gather as we deem necessary and/or desirable from time to time, in any media and/or platform.
14. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
14.1. We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure and/ or free from bugs and/or viruses.
14.2. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
14.3. You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs and/or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored and/or any server, computer and/or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website 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 Website will cease immediately.
15. Rules about linking to our Website
15.1. 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 and/or take advantage of it.
15.2. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval and/or endorsement on our part where none exists.
15.3. You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.
15.4. Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.
15.5. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
15.6.If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].
16. Which country's laws apply to any disputes?
16.1. If you are a consumer, please note that these Website Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims), are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England 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.
16.2.If you are a business, these Website Terms, 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.