Terms of Business

Terms of Business for Virtualnonexecs Limited:

Introduction

1.1 These Terms of Business apply to all membership packages and services provided by Virtualnonexecs Limited. By becoming a member, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Business.

1.2 Virtualnonexecs Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 10654620 and with its registered office at Onward Chambers, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 1AH.

Membership

2.1 Membership is available in three types:

2.1.1 Lite: £free

2.1.2 Lifetime Access: £149 one-off fee

2.1.3 Networker Pro: £347 per year, with a perpetual lifetime fee of £149

2.2 As a member, you agree that by signing up to any membership package, you have accepted these Terms in full, regardless of your country of residence.

2.3 Your membership is personal to you and is not transferable.

2.4 We reserve the right to refuse or revoke your membership at any time and for any reason.

Payment

3.1 Payment must be made in full at the time of registration (unless there is a free trial available, when funds will be debited at the agreed number of days after the start of the trial)

3.2 All payments are non-refundable.

Account

4.1 As a member, you will need to create a username (your email address) and password, with which you may access the members section of our website and mobile app. Your username and password are unique to you and your membership. You must not disclose it to any third party and must treat this information as confidential.

4.2 We have the right to disable any username 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 the Contract.

4.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your login details and/or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].

4.4 As part of your membership, you have the option to create a public profile. Any profile you create must be in line with our Acceptable Use Policy and must not infringe the rights of any third parties. Any information you upload to your public profile will be accessible by other members, and therefore we require you to remove all personal and sensitive information from your profile.

4.5 We cannot be held responsible for the content of member profiles. You agree to indemnify us, our officers, employees, agents, and subcontractors against all losses, damages, or expenses which we or they may suffer or incur (including legal expenses) in connection with the content of your member profile.

Membership Benefits and Obligations

5.1 You must provide us with full contact details, which will be listed on the membership directory, and you must inform us if there are any changes.

5.2 You agree that by signing up to any membership package, you have accepted these Terms in full, regardless of your country of residence.

5.3 You must promptly notify us of any change in your circumstances which may affect your eligibility or categorization as a member.

5.4 As a member, you will have access to the Virtualnonexecs membership directory and certain training materials and videos. Other membership benefits are set out on our website at www.virtualnonexecs.com, as may be amended from time to time.

5.5 As a member, you agree to adhere to and actively support all of our trading principles and requirements set out on our website or communicated to you from time to time. In particular, you agree not to infringe our intellectual property rights, breach any duty of confidentiality which you owe to us, and not to make any derogatory or insulting remarks about us or the Virtualnonexecs Brand generally.

5a Membership Renewals

5a.1 Renewal Payments

5a.1.1 Unless explicitly cancelled by the member, all memberships with recurring payment
terms shall automatically renew upon the expiry date. The fee for the renewal shall be the
same as the original membership price unless otherwise communicated in advance.

5a.1.2 All renewal payments are non-refundable, save where prior notice has been given in
line with the terms outlined in this Contract.

5a.2 Cancellation Procedure

5a.2.1 To cancel your membership and avoid renewal charges, you must do so via the
member dashboard on our website.

5a.2.2 Virtualnonexecs shall not be held responsible if a member fails to cancel their
membership prior to the renewal date. It is the member’s responsibility to manage their
subscription settings and to cancel renewals if they no longer wish to utilise the service.

5a.3 Notice Requirements for Cancellation and Refunds

5a.3.1 Should a member not wish for their membership to automatically renew, they must
notify Virtualnonexecs in writing no fewer than 14 days prior to the renewal date. Upon
receipt of proper notice, Virtualnonexecs shall ensure that no renewal charge is applied.

5a.3.2 Failure to notify Virtualnonexecs within the stipulated notice period shall result in the
automatic renewal of the membership, and the associated fee shall be non-refundable.

5a.3.3 No refunds shall be issued for renewal payments if a member fails to provide the
requisite prior notice as outlined in Clause 5.3.1.

5a.4 Changes to Renewal Fees

5a.4.1 Virtualnonexecs reserves the right to amend the renewal fee and shall notify
members in writing at least 14 days prior to any such change taking
effect.

5a.5 Payment Failure

5a.5.1 In the event of a renewal payment failure, Virtualnonexecs reserves the right to
suspend or terminate the membership. It remains the member's responsibility to update
payment information to ensure uninterrupted service.

Intellectual Property and Virtualnonexecs Brand

6.1 The name "Virtualnonexecs" and the Virtualnonexecs logo (together, 'the Virtualnonexecs Brand') are our intellectual property. You may only use the Virtualnonexecs Brand with our express written permission. You may describe yourself as a member of the Virtualnonexecs Community.

6.2 As part of your membership, you may have access to various documents and training materials (including online videos) that you may use as part of your membership. All such materials are protected by copyright, which vests in us. During the term of your membership, we grant you a non-exclusive royalty-free license to view and use such materials. This license and permission to use any of our materials shall exist for as long as your membership is active. Once your membership comes to an end for any reason, the previously granted license shall be revoked.

6.3 You acknowledge that all rights in the Virtualnonexecs Brand remain vested in us.

Disrepute and Use of the Community Hub

7.1 Bringing the firm into any kind of disrepute and using the Community Hub for negative posts is strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to pause or remove memberships with no recourse at any time.

Liability

8.1 We do not exclude or limit our liability for:

8.1.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents, or subcontractors;

8.1.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; and

8.1.3 any other liability that cannot be excluded by law.

8.2 To the extent permitted by law and except as set out in these Terms, we exclude all express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever with regard to your membership and any benefits that we or our partners may provide.

8.3 We do not accept any liability for damage to or loss of your personal belongings while you attend any of our premises or any event organized by us. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss (including theft) of any property that occurs at any venue, except for any damage caused by our negligence, in which case our liability for such losses shall be limited to the annual membership subscription fee you paid.

8.4 We will have no liability to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, for any:

8.4.1 indirect or consequential loss or damage;

8.4.2 loss of data;

8.4.3 loss of profit;

8.4.4 loss of revenue or business (whether direct or indirect), however caused, even if foreseeable.

8.5 Subject to clause 8.1, our total liability to you in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with the Contract, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed the membership subscription fee that you paid in the 12 months preceding any claim.

8.6 The limitations and exclusions in this clause 8 only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Laws and Regulations

9.1 Virtualnonexecs Limited is not an employment agency. However, where we manage a recruitment process, candidates will never be asked to pay a membership fee.

9.2 Agencies must operate in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (the Act) and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (as amended) (the Conduct Regulations).

Data Protection

10.1 Any information uploaded to the site (user profile and CV/Resume) is publicly available and may be indexed by Google. We do not make any financial details public as they are held securely offsite with our third-party payment processor.

10.2 We comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations in relation to the collection, use, and processing of your personal data.

10.3 We will only use your personal data for the purposes of administering your membership and providing you with the benefits of your membership. We may also use your personal data to send you marketing communications about our services and events.

10.4 We will not disclose your personal data to any third parties, except as required by law or as necessary for the provision of our services to you.

10.5 You have the right to request access to, correction, or deletion of your personal data held by us. You may also withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time.

Acceptance of Terms

11.1 By signing up for any package, you confirm that you have read, understood, and accept these Terms of Business in full.

11.2 All payments made to Virtualnonexecs Limited are non-refundable.

11.3 These Terms of Business apply to all members of Virtualnonexecs Limited, regardless of their location.

General

12.1 We may assign, transfer, or subcontract any of our rights or obligations under the Contract to any third party at any time without notice to you.

12.2 If any provision of the Contract is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the Contract shall remain valid and enforceable.

12.3 The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes all previous agreements, understandings, and arrangements between us, whether oral or written.

12.4 Any failure or delay by us in enforcing any provision of the Contract shall not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of the Contract.

12.5 These Terms of Business and the Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising under or in connection with the Contract shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

12.6 We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Business from time to time. Any changes to these Terms of Business will be communicated to you via email and will take effect immediately upon notification.

12.7 Nothing in these Terms of Business shall create or be deemed to create a partnership, agency, or joint venture between you and us.

12.8 These Terms of Business and the Contract are personal to you and may not be assigned or transferred by you without our prior written consent.

12.9 We shall not be liable for any failure or delay in performing our obligations under the Contract where such failure or delay is due to events beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargoes, strikes, lockouts, industrial action, fire, flood, storm, or other natural disasters.

12.10 We may communicate with you via email or through the members section of our website and mobile app. You agree that email communications are binding and that you will regularly check your email account for messages from us.

12.11 You may not use the Virtualnonexecs Brand or any other trademarks, logos, or intellectual property belonging to us without our prior written consent.

12.12 We reserve the right to update and modify these Terms of Business at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of our services after such modifications will constitute your acknowledgment of the modified terms and your agreement to abide and be bound by the modified terms.

12.13 The headings in these Terms of Business are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

Financial Advice and Regulation

13.1 Virtualnonexecs Limited is not regulated by the Financial Services Authority or any other regulatory body.

13.2 The Virtualnonexecs Community is a networking platform and does not provide financial advice in any capacity. Any information, opinions, or advice provided by members of the Virtualnonexecs Community are not intended to be, and should not be construed as, investment or financial advice.

13.3 We accept no liability for any investment decisions made by you as a result of being a member or being involved with any event associated with Virtualnonexecs. You are solely responsible for conducting your own research and due diligence before making any investment decisions.

13.4 You acknowledge that any information, opinions, or advice provided by members of the Virtualnonexecs Community are solely their own and do not represent the views or opinions of Virtualnonexecs Limited.

13.5 Virtualnonexecs Limited accepts no liability for any losses or damages arising from the use of information, opinions, or advice provided by members of the Virtualnonexecs Community.

13.6 By becoming a member of Virtualnonexecs Limited, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this section and that you accept the risks associated with making investment decisions based on the information, opinions, or advice provided by members of the Virtualnonexecs Community.

 

Virtualnonexecs Limited Registered in England and Wales

Company number: 10654620

Registered office address: Onward Chambers, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 1AH

 

If you have any questions about these Terms of Business, please contact us at [email protected].