Terms and Conditions

This Service Agreement regulates the use of the BusinessTime in Essex (BTIE) Showcase available at http:www.businesstimeinessex.co.uk/showcase and its contents including the customer service provided by BTIE. By using our services and our site, you indicate that you abide to this Agreement and accept the terms set below. The Agreement is a legally binding agreement between the User and the Service Administration.

This Agreement regulates the behaviour of any User of the BTIE Service/s without exclusions and covers all the sections of the service provided.

The User is obliged to fully read the Agreement before the registration in the Service. The registration in the Service acts as an unconditional confirmation and acceptance of the rules of the Agreement.

  1. General Terms
    1. This Agreement is a contract of adhesion. By registering to the Service, a User becomes the subject of the Agreement and fully accepts the conditions of the Agreement as set out.
    2. This Agreement, concluded by its acceptance, is valid in electronic form and does not oblige the parties to sign it.
  2. Subject of the Agreement
    1. Pursuant to this Agreement, the Service Administration shall provide the Service and its services (hereinafter the “Service”) to the User.
    2. The User must fully read this Agreement prior to registration with the Service.
    3. The Agreement shall apply to any Updates and versions of the Service.
    4. This Agreement may be unilaterally changed by the Service Administration without any restrictions whatsoever.
    5. The User fully accepts all the changes and additions of the Agreement by continuing using the Service.
    6. The BTIE Showcase listing service is a result of the intellectual work of the Service Administration of BTIE. BTIE holds the exclusive rights for the Service, contents and any copies related to the Service.
  3. Conditions of the Service Usage
    1. In order to use the Service, the User agrees to provide reliable and full information about their business on the registration form and client area and shall keep this information up-to-date. Upon completion of the registration process, the User may use the selected login (unique character name of your user account) and password to access personalised area of the BTIE Showcase service.
    2. The User may create a BTIE Showcase page after the registration.
    3. Upon the registration in the Service, the User gets a personal account that he/she may top up with money to cover the Service fee whether this is an annual or monthly registration. Information about the type of services and related costs can be accessed on the BTIE website. Payment of the paid services can be made either by a direct money transfer at 100% prepayment for the selected service according to the Pricing Plan or by topping-up of the account balance, further charged to cover the services costs over the duration of the contracted period (no less than 12 months).
    4. By registering in the Service, the User consents to receive e-mails from the BTIE Showcase service. These e-mails include: informational newsletters, and e-mails relating to a registration.
    5. The Service Administration shall provide technical assistance to the User on any questions related to the functionality of the Service provided. To receive technical support, User shall submit a request at https://www.businesstimeinessex.co.uk
  4. Parties’ Rights and Obligations
    1. User Obligations:
      1. The User is prohibited to pass logins and password, used to access the Service, to third parties. The User is responsible for the safety and confidentiality on its own logins and password. In case of an unauthorised access to the login and the password or/and the account of the User, the User is obliged to notify the Service Administration immediately.
      2. The User is obliged not to take any actions that violate the legislation of the United Kingdom or to take any actions that may cause the Service to malfunction.
      3. The User is obliged not to use any software that allows automatic loading and processing (parsing) of the Service’s web pages in order to extract the necessary data.
      4. The User shall not sell or alienate in any way the personal Account in the BTIE Showcase service to third parties.
      5. The User shall not use the service in a manner that violates the legislation of the United Kingdom.
    2. User Rights:
      1. The User is granted access to the Service 24/7 except for when technical maintenance is performed or when emergency maintenance is required to eliminate failures or malfunctions from the Service.
      2. The User has the right to use the service within the limits of the Service’s functional possibilities and pursuant to the conditions set by the Agreement.
      3. The User has the right to top up its account balance with any amount of money in order to use the paid services of the Service.
      4. The User has the right to choose either a monthly or annual plan in order to use the paid services. The User must accept and cover the money transfer fees when buying a subscription for a Plan or topping up the account balance. Before making a payment, the User must become familiar with the payment operators’ rules.
      5. The User has the right to submit a request to remove its account and User information stored in the system. User’s account and information will be deleted within three working days after the request is submitted following completion of the annual subscription. The user has a right to cancel their subscription within 14 days of registering.
      6. The User is notified and agrees that the Service Administration of the Service does not refund paid but unused funds, except for cases when poor, inconsistent with the Service obligations, service is delivered or as specified by the special promotion.
      7. If BTIE delivers a poor service, Service Administration may refund the funds paid by User within 14 bank days in the same way the payment for the subscription or User’s account topping up was made.

Rights and Obligations of the Service Administration

  1. Obligations of the Service Administration
    1. The Service Administration must grant User access to the Service immediately after User registers for the Service.
    2. The Service Administration shall provide uninterrupted operation of the Service except for the cases when failures are caused by external factors outside the control of Service Administration or temporary downtimes for maintenance.
    3. The Service Administration shall secure Users’ data, without any time limits.
  2. Service Administration Rights
    1. The Service Administration reserves the right to delete Projects unilaterally, created by the User if the User’s funds do not reach the service administration’s account within 30 days.
    2. The Service Administration reserves the right to change/delete a User’s account if the User’s login:
      • Violates generally-accepted and established morality norms
      • Is offensive to other visitors
      • Contains obscene words or expressions
      • Calls upon national discord
    3. The Service Administration reserves the right to block access to the BTIE Showcase in case of User’s untimely payment. Three days after the service payment is overdue any BTIE Showcase updates may be halted. 30 days after the Subscription payment is overdue, User’s profiles are subject to deletion from the system.
    4. The Service Administration reserves the right to change, update the contents and functionality of the Service including changing its interface at any time with no prior notice to the User of any material change.
    5. The Service Administration reserves the right to pause the Service work to carry out maintenance and repair works and in case of emergencies. Service Administration shall notify the User in advance of such suspension by placing relevant information in the Service.
    6. The Service Administration is not responsible for the unlawful actions of the User when User makes payment for the paid services. The Service Administration reserves the right to halt or decline access to the BTIE Showcase service unilaterally if there are suspicions that a User is involved in an unlawful action until the ascertaining of circumstances.
  3. Sides Responsibilities and Disputes Settings Procedure
    1. The Service is rendered in the existing appearance.
    2. The Service Administration is not responsible for the quality or absence of errors in the software in use.
    3. This Agreement shall be governed by, interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom, without giving effect to its conflict of law rules.
    4. The Service Administration reserves the right to suspend User’s account unilaterally if the User fails to perform its obligations stated in this Agreement.

In the event that either party is unable to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement as a result of natural disasters, actions or decrees of governmental bodies, communication line failures not the fault of the affected party, or any other delay or failure which arises from causes beyond a party’s reasonable control (hereafter referred to as a “Force Majeure Event”), the party whose performance has been so affected shall immediately give notice to the other party and shall do everything reasonably possible to resume performance. Upon receipt of such notice, those obligations that cannot be performed through commercially reasonable diligence shall be suspended. If the period of non-performance exceeds thirty days from the receipt of notice of the Force Majeure Event, the party whose ability to perform has not been so affected may by giving written notice terminate this Agreement.

  1. In case any dispute or discord occurs in regards to the Agreement the Sides will attempt to sort out all the issues in the course of the discussion. The Sides are obliged to send their complaints preliminarily to one another prior to filing a claim in the court.
  1. Other Conditions
    1. The Agreement is in force since the moment of the User’s registration and is valid till the Sides have carried out the obligations in full.
    2. Either party may terminate this Agreement if the other party materially breaches any of its representations, warranties or obligations under this Agreement or commits another material breach.
    3. Independent Contractor. Nothing in this Agreement establishes or should be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, association, or agency relationship between Service Administration and User or to impose any liability attributable to such a relationship upon either party.
  2. Guarantees
    1. The Service Administration is not responsible and does not give guarantees (incl. guarantees on the copyrights and availability for certain aims) for any information or services acquired through the Internet even if these are available on own Service resources.
    2. The Service Administration is not responsible for direct or indirect losses incurred by User as a result of errors, omissions, interruptions in operation, or other similar issues.
    3. The User and the Service Administration guarantee that they:
      • Enter the Agreement voluntarily
      • Acquaint with all the conditions of the Agreement
      • Completely understand and accept the subject of the Agreement
      • Hold all the rights and powers needed to enter and execute the current contract.
    4. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the sole and exclusive agreement between the parties and supersedes and cancels any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements or contracts, whether written or oral.
  3. Legal Address and Requisites

All required communications shall be in writing, in English.

If needed, the correspondence should be mailed to Service Administration.