Terms and Conditions
By Using Our Site You Accept These Terms and Conditions
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them before using Our Site.
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 9 June 2023.
Your agreement to comply with these Terms and Conditions is indicated by your use of Our Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
The following documents also apply to your use of Our Site:
- Our Acceptable Usage Policy, available at platern.com/acceptable-use. This is also referred to below in Parts 3,9 and 14.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
1.1. In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
|"Contact Tools"||means any online communications facility that We make available on Our Site enabling you to contact Us including, but not limited to, contact forms and live chat;|
|"Content"||means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases, and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and|
|"We/Us/Our"||means Platern Ltd.|
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is operated by Platern Ltd. We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 13226365. Our registered address is 3rd Floor Paul Street, London, England, EC2A 4NE.
3. How to Contact Us, and Your Use of Our Contact Tools
3.1 To contact Us by email, please email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.2 We provide the following Contact Tools for you to contact Us:
- contact form
3.3 When using Our Contact Tools or contacting Us by any other means, Our Acceptable Usage Policy, available at platern.com/acceptable-use, applies.
3.4 We may monitor any and all communications made using Our Contact Tools.
4. Access to Our Site
4.1 Access to Our Site and Content is free of charge.
4.2 It is your responsibility to make the arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.
4.3 Access to Our Site is provided on an "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We may suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time. We do not guarantee that Our Site will always be available or that access to it will be uninterrupted. If We suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it), We will try to give you reasonable notice of the suspension or discontinuation.
5. Changes to Our Site
We may alter and update Our Site (or any part of it) at any time, for example due to technical maintenance. If We make any significant alterations to Our Site (or any part of it), We will try to give you reasonable notice of the alterations.
6. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
6.1 We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. As explained above, your use of Our Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Consequently, any changes made to these Terms and Conditions will apply to your use of Our Site the first time you use it after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page every time you use Our Site.
6.2 If any part of the current version of these Terms and Conditions conflicts with any previous version(s), the current version shall prevail unless We explicitly state otherwise.
7. How You May Use Our Site and Content (Intellectual Property Rights)
7.1 All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights in that Content belongs to or has been licensed by Us, unless specifically labelled otherwise. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
7.2 You may access, view, and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app) and you may download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching (this usually occurs automatically).
7.3 You may print copies and download extracts of any page(s) from Our Site **[**for personal use.
7.4 You may download and save any Content from Our Site where We clearly indicate that it is available for download for personal use only.
7.5 You may not use any Content(including, but not limited to that which you have saved or downloaded) from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or Our licensors, as applicable). This does not prevent the normal access, viewing, and use of Our Site for general information purposes by business users or consumers.
7.6 You may not systematically copy, save, or download Content from Our Site with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation, directory, or database without Our express written permission.
7.7 Unless expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions or on Our Site, you may not otherwise reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from Our Site without Our express written permission. For further information about the re-use of Content from Our Site, please Contact Us using the details provided above in Part 3.
7.8 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors, as applicable) must always be acknowledged.
7.9 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of Chapter III of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, 'Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works', which provides exceptions allowing certain uses of copyright material including (but not limited to) non-commercial research and private study; text and data mining for non-commercial research; criticism, review, and reporting current events; teaching; accessibility; time-shifting; and parody, caricature, and pastiche. Further information is available from the UK Intellectual Property Office.
8. Links to Our Site
8.1 You may link to any page on Our Site .
8.2 Links to Our Site must be fair and lawful. You must not take unfair advantage of Our reputation or attempt to damage Our reputation.
8.3 You must not link to Our Site in a manner that suggests any association with Us (where there is none) or any endorsement or approval from Us (where there is none).
8.4 Your link should not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without Our express written permission.
8.5 You must not frame or embed Our Site on another website without Our express written permission.
8.6 You may not link to Our Site from another website the main content of which does not comply with the content standards set out in Our Acceptable Usage Policy, available at platern.com/acceptable-use.
9. Links to Other Sites
9.1 Links to other websites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under Our control. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of third-party websites.
9.2 The inclusion of a link to another website on Our Site is for information purposes only and does not imply any endorsement of that website or of its owners, operators, or any other parties involved with it.
We may feature advertising on Our Site. We are not responsible for the content of any advertising on Our Site including, but not limited to any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in such advertising. Each advertiser is responsible for the content of their own advertising material.
11.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes professional advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only. Professional or specialist advice should always be obtained before taking any action relating to finance, financial technology, compliance, business and legal matters.
11.2 To the extent permitted by law, We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up to date, but We make no warranties, representations, or guarantees (express or implied) that this will always be the case.
11.3 If you are a business user, We exclude all implied representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms that may apply to Our Site and Content.
12. Our Liability
12.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be lawfully excluded or restricted.
12.2 If you are a business user (i.e. you are using Our Site in the course of business or for commercial purposes), to the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.
12.3 If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profit, sales, business, or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
12.4 If you are a consumer, you agree that We shall have no liability to you for any business losses as set out above.
13. Viruses, Malware, and Security
13.1 We exercise reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and malware; however, We do not guarantee that this is the case.
13.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
13.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
13.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.
13.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
13.6 By breaching the provisions of Parts 14.3 to 14.5, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
14. Acceptable Usage of Our Site
14.1 In addition to these Terms and Conditions, Our Acceptable Usage Policy, available at platern.com/acceptable-use, also applies to your use of Our Site.
14.2. You may only use Our Site in a lawful manner:
a) You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national, or international laws and regulations that apply;
b) You must not use Our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent; and
c) You must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.
14.3. If you fail to comply with the provisions of this Part 14 and/or Our Acceptable Usage Policy, you will be in breach of these Terms and Conditions. We may take one or more of the following actions in response:
a) Suspend or terminate your right to use Our Site;
b) Issue you with a written warning;
c) Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
d) Take further legal action against you, as appropriate;
e) Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
f) Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
14.4. We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions that We may take (including, but not limited to those set out above in Part 15.3) in response to your breach.
15. How We Use Your Personal Information
16. Communications from Us
16.1 If We have your contact details, We may send you important notices by email from time to time. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, changes to Our Site or to these Terms and Conditions.
16.2 We will not send you marketing emails without your express consent. If you do consent to marketing, you may opt out at any time. All marketing emails from Us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of emails from Us, it may take up to 24 hours for your request to take effect and you may continue to receive emails during that time.
16.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us, please contact Us using the details above in Part 3.
17. Law and Jurisdiction
17.1 These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law.
17.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Part 17.1 takes away from or reduces your legal rights as a consumer.
17.3 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
17.4 If you are a business user, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.